Stories tagged with: marijuana growing operation

August 4, 2011 - 9:27pm
3 years 47 weeks ago

A marijuana growing operation was shut-down earlier Thursday evening in Zanesville.

"They were circling the house and I knew they was probably searching for marijuana," said Neighbor Edward Bickford. "Kept doing it , doing it and doing it."

Bickford was sitting on his porch early Thursday evening when the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office along side the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation spotted a marijuana growth at the 1620...

November 11, 2010 - 5:05pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

Two Perry County residents are facing charges after authorities discover a large marijuana growing operation inside a Corning home.

Perry County Sheriff's Sgt. Kevin Starrett says deputies along with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force and the Corning Police Department seized more than 50 marijuana plants and hydroponic equipment from inside a residence at 167 Main Street around 8 a.m. Thursday.

Sgt. Starrett says a tip from a resident is what led them to the...

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