BOSTON (AP) – A Boston firefighter whose Maine home was raided by federal drug agents has resigned.

Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald said Saturday that Sean Berte resigned from his position as a Boston firefighter, which he has

Authorities say federal drug agents raided Berte’s Bridgton, Maine, home Friday and allegedly seized 131 marijuana plants and cultivating equipment, worth an estimated $700,000.

Berte’s father-in-law, 60-year-old Michael Domenici, was charged with cultivating marijuana.

MacDonald said Berte was working his shift in the firehouse at the time.

Maine authorities say Berte is a person of interest in the raid.

Berte could not immediately be reached for comment.


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