Stories tagged with: marijuana plants

November 1, 2011 - 4:29pm
4 years 14 weeks ago

The Perry County Sheriff’s Office says it has seized over 100 marijuana plants in Somerset. Sheriff William Barker says his deputies along with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force searched a residence at 5385 Township Road 398A and recovered 112 pot plants. Barker says the plants were set up in two separate growing rooms. Deputies say they also seized currency and illegal firearms from the home. A male was arrested at the scene, but his name won’t be released until the...

October 14, 2010 - 4:38pm
5 years 16 weeks ago

Hunters lead deputies to a plot of marijuana plants in southern Muskingum County.

On October 13, the Muskingum County drug Unit along with agents from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation harvested a plot of 736 marijuana plants in the Avondale wildlife area in Newton Township. Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says the September 20 marijuana bust in Adams Mills is believed to be connected to Wednesday's discovery.

"The evidence that we've collected...

September 20, 2010 - 7:32pm
5 years 20 weeks ago

With chainsaws in hand and work boots on foot, law enforcement worked to up-root an estimated 5,000 13-foot marijuana plants.

"The same type that we've taken off before, there were some camps in it, and there's obviously been people here tending to it," says Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz.

But they won't be tending to it any longer. After a lengthy investigation led them to the site in Adams Mills, the Sheriff's Office waited until those responsible for growing...

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