Real Life 'Weeds': Soccer Mom Arrested in Pot Bust

Authorities say Andrea Sanderlin allegedly ran a sophisticated multimillion-dollar marijuana ring.
2:04 | 06/05/13

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Let's turn now to that real life story straight from the cable hit tv show "weeds." A mom in the suburbs of scarsdale arrested in her suv for growing millions of dollars of marijuana in a queens warehouse. Rebecca jarvis has the story. Reporter: This morning, the ritzy neighborhood of scarsdale, new york, lined with multimillion dollar homes is reeling from the news that one of its own has allegedly been leading a shocking double life. Scary. You wouldn't expect it in this kind of community. Reporter: Authorities say andrea sanderlin has been concealing a big secret. It's more aromatic -- Reporter: An alleged real-life nancy, the actress playing the role on "weeds." The 45-year-old mother of two was running a sophisticated multimillion dollar marijuana ring, turned in to the dea by a confidential witness who identified her as andi and noted she drives a mercedes suv. She's probably by most people's definition law abiding and in reality her total life basically is a sham. Reporter: Her alleged home base is this warehouse in an industrial neighborhood about 25 miles from her house. Inside nearly 3,000 marijuana plants worth an estimated $3 million. Anthony flores lives across the street from the warehouse. He says he met her and a man she was with several times but no mention of that grow operation. They said they were working with some type of baby furniture. That's very cool. She was a very attractive young lady. I didn't think anything of it. Reporter: Arrested late last month she pleaded not guilty but this morning remains in jail. And this morning almost everything about her seems to be a mystery still even her ex-husband doesn't keep photos of her. What we do know, if convicted, she could face up to ten years in prison.

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