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Marijuana Grow Operation Found in West Chester

Marijuana Grow Operation Found in West Chester
Posted Monday, November 25th 2013 @ 11am

Agents from the Butler County Undercover Regional Narcotics (BURN) Task Force, along with United States Postal Inspections, executed a search warrant on November 21, at 7820 Plantation Drive, West Chester, Ohio. The agents were tracking packages containing drugs sent to the Plantation Drive address from southern California.

A little over 4lbs, of marijuana that had been sent through the mail were seized, but it was inside the home were agents found a significant marijuana grow operation in the basement.

A total of 190 marijuana plants were seized, along with miscellaneous items of drug paraphernalia and hypodermic needles. Agents also seized a 2002 Lexus

Lewis Thomas III, (27), was arrested for Cultivation of Marihuana a 3rd degree Felony.

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