BUSTED! They had me at Cherry Tycoon... Arthur Mondella, 57, shot himself dead in the bathroom of Dell's Maraschino Cherries factory in Brooklyn, New York Investigators looking into environmental offenses smelled marijuana coming from the walls Mondella went into his private bathroom and shot himself in the head Investigators had entered the premises on environmental warrants but suspected factory was being used as front for a grow lab Officials discovered hundreds of thousands of dollars, 80lbs of pot and a fleet of vintage cars The owner of a maraschino cherry company shot himself dead on Tuesday as police broke into a secret drug lab hidden behind the factory walls. Company president Arthur Mondella, 57, had cooperated with investigators for five hours who were at Dell's Maraschino Cherries factory in Brooklyn, New York over allegations the generations-old, family business had been dumping hazardous waste. Investigators reportedly came across suspicious shelving in a storage unit - then behind a door found a false wall with the smell of weed seeping through. The entrance to a dug-out basement was then found, with three bags of marijuana inside.