Police Respond to 911 Hang-up Call, Discover ‘Marijuana Grow Operation’
SUGARLOAF TOWNSHIP — Police discovered marijuana plants growing at home in Luzerne County after someone called 911 and hung up.
According to police, officers were sent to a home in Sugarloaf Township around 8 p.m. on September 1 for a 911 hang-up call. While there, they discovered evidence that caused them to suspect marijuana was being grown.
When Sugarloaf Township police returned with a search warrant, they found 15 six-foot-tall marijuana plants, large amounts of marijuana, evidence of sales, and multiple guns.
Police have not released the name of the homeowner but said that person will face felony marijuana manufacturing charges.