Dec 19, 2009 11:36 PM by Associated Press
PONCHATOULA, La. (AP) - A large-scale indoor growing operation for marijuana has been discovered in Pontchatoula.
Authorities say local and state police and federal drug agents found the site inside a trailer next to a residence. Additional searches turned up more plants inside the house and in a shed.
State police say 1,206 plants were seized.
Authorities have booked 37-year-old Jack Methvin with cultivating and possessing marijuana and possessing a firearm illegally. He's being held at the Tangipahoa Parish jail.
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