The Washington County Sheriff's Office says James Mayle Junior, was operating an indoor growth facility in Groveport where 97 plants and over six pounds of marijuana were found.
Agents with the Major Crimes Task Force say the nearly 100 plants were outside the home in containers, along side a trail. They also found a room with duct work, grow lights and beds, plus water pumps and growth chemicals. They also say there was also a drying room.
Mayle previously served five years in prison for distribution of marijuana and cocaine.
Mayle faces illegal cultivation of marijuana in the vicinity of a juvenile, a charge of assembly of items to cultivate and a charge of possession of criminal tools.