Marijuana operation bust yields more than 200 marijuana plants, breaks Perry Twp. record

More than 200 mature marijuana plants were seized in Perry Township as a part of an ongoing investigation (Courtesy: Perry Township Police).

PERRY TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) – More than 200 marijuana plants, processed marijuana, several firearms, scales, packaging materials and computers were seized as part of a marijuana operation bust in Perry Township.

A search warrant was served Thursday at a residence on Westbrook Road. The investigation into the operation took a close look at the cultivation and the sales of the plant.

To help Perry Township police were the Clay Township, New Lebanon, Union and Brookville Police Departments, according to a release from the Perry Township Police Department.

The search also revealed a lighting and ventilating system, fertilizer and growing aids, according to the release.

“This was the largest marijuana grow discovered in the township to date. It was a significant operation and had been going for several years. The charges we seek will likely include illegal cultivation of marijuana, trafficking in marijuana, possession of marijuana, possession of criminal tools and possession of drug paraphernalia,” according to Chief Mike Rinehart. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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