Homegrown marijuana seized

MONKTON-A Vermont State Police investigation, with assistance from Vermont Drug Task Force, police K9s, Vermont Fish and Wildlife and the Vergennes and Bristol Police Departments led to the execution of a search warrant in Monkton at the home of a sophisticated indoor marijuana grower.

State Police seized over thirty growing plants and over five pounds and 8 ounces of marijuana and thousands of dollars worth of equipment used for cultivation.

A second search warrant was executed in Ripton where more marijuana was located and Jarred Wendel, age 33, of Ripton was taken into custody without issue and charged with felony possession and cultivation of marijuana. He will be arraigned in Addison County Court at a later date.

Vote on this Story by clicking on the Icon


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Sign in to comment