Local Man Arrested For Growing Marijuana

Local News

Police arrested a Zanesville man at his home Monday after they discovered marijuana growing in his backyard.

According to Sgt. Mark Lenhart, his office received a call about marijuana plants being grown at a home on Schwallie Avenue in Zanesville.

When officers arrived on the scene they confiscated 18 plants found in the backyard and garage area.

Sgt. Lenhart says they arrested the owner of the home, 45-year-old Andrew Mohler.

He’s being held in the Zanesville City Jail on misdemeanor charges of cultivating marijuana, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.