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Drug task force agents seize 22 marijuana plants from two homes
First Published Aug 23 2012 10:37 pm • Last Updated Aug 23 2012 10:37 pm

Police seized 22 marijuana plants from two Cache County homes in the past week.

On Aug. 14, the Cache/Rich Drug Task Force got an anonymous tip that someone was growing marijuana at a house in Nibley. Police searched the home, found three six-foot-tall plants and arrested the 64-year-old suspected grower, said Logan Assistant Police Chief Jeff Curtis.

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The Nibley man told police that the plants were only for personal use, Curtis said.

Then on Aug. 21, another tip led the task force to a home in the Newton area where agents found 19 plants inside and outside the house, Curtis said. Police arrested a 67-year-old man and a 58-year-old man who live at the home.

Because of the much larger number of plants, Curtis said he believes the pair was growing marijuana for distribution.

Michael McFall




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