Pot growing operation discovered in Sagola Township

May 16, 2013

CHANNING, MI--   A Dickinson County resident has been arrested for having a marijuana growing operation in their residence.  

Example of a pot growing operation

Wednesday around 2 p.m. troopers from the Iron Mountain Post and agents from the Department of Corrections Parole Division contacted the subject in Channing on a parole violation. 

Officers noticed the odor of marijuana in the house and executed a search warrant.  They found growing plants and processed material valued at more than $121,000.  Troopers also seized growing equipment. 

The subject remains lodged in the Dickinson County Jail, pending arraignment.