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220 Marijuana Plants Seized from West Bend Residence

On Monday a West Bend man was arrested for growing 220 marijuana plants.

A 56 year old City of West Bend man was charged by the Washington County District Attorney’s Office for manufacturing marijuana, maintaining a drug trafficking place, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The suspect had been arrested on the night of Friday May 13th as a search warrant was executed at his residence on Barton Avenue in the City Of West Bend.

The Search Warrant was obtained by the Washington County Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Enforcement Group (Drug Unit). The search warrant was served by the West Bend Police SRT. The Drug Unit was assisted at the scene by Sheriff’s Office detectives.

The plants were in various stages of development from just started to mature. A large quantity of ballasts, lighting equipment, timers and other marijuana growing equipment were also seized. The Honorable Judge James Pouros ordered a $10,000 cash bond.

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