Man who grew pot plants slams judge for seeking verdict from deadlocked jurors

TOMS RIVER — Livid over a Superior Court judge’s decisions to keep jurors deliberating in his trial, a Mays Landing man unloaded an expletive-peppered tirade accusing the judge of trying to influence jurors to convict him of serious drug charges for growing marijuana plants. The outburst by Jon Peditto came after the first full day of…