Over 40 Pounds of Marijuana Seized in Washington Co.

By WTAP | 

The Washington County major crimes task force seized over 40 pounds of marijuana at a residence in Road Wingett Ohio.

According to a press release from the Washington County sheriff's office, the seizure was part of an eradication operation.

Agents first saw the plants growing at the home of 60-year-old Douglas White, while they were in a helicopter.

After agents obtained and served a search warrant at White's home they found additional plants inside that were drying along with drug paraphernilia.

White has been chraged with cultivation of marijuana and is at the Washington County jail.