Marijuana growing operation found in Jefferson Township

Marijuana plant

JEFFERSON TWP., Pa. (WPMT)- A marijuana growing operation was discovered on a farmers property in Dauphin County on Sunday, state police said.

A farmer contacted authorities after finding several marijuana plants in a wooded area near Carsonville  and Back Roads in Jefferson Township.

The site was well-hidden in a wooded area next to a path along Back Road, troopers said.

State police removed the plants and ask anyone with information regarding drug activity to contact them at 717-362-8700.