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Marijuana Grow Operation Found in West Chester

Marijuana Grow Operation Found in West Chester

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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