Marijuana Growing Operation Busted in Meigs County

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

POMEROY, Ohio (WSAZ) - Officers with the Meigs County Major Crime Unit have busted what they call a major indoor marijuana growing operation.

As a part of a two month drug investigation, the officers executed a search warrant a house in the Dexter area Thursday night.

Sheriff Robert Beegle says investigators found a hydroponics growing operation with more than 100 plants inside that house.

61-year-old Melvin Duff and 57-year-old Robin Roberts-Duff were arrested and charged with drug trafficking, possession and cultivation of marijuana.

Deputies also arrested Jonathon Runyon, 21, and Tersa Fahey, 19, on child endangerment charges.

All four people are scheduled to be in court on Friday.

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