Police recover 52 marijuana plants from Ohio home

David Haught Jr. (Source: Van Wert County Sheriff's Department)

VAN WERT, Ohio (WANE) – A 30-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday after the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Department got a tip in regards to a marijuana growing operation.

David Haught Jr. faces a felony drug possession charge.

The arrest came after deputies got a tip about the growing operation and executed a search warrant at a home on State Route 116. Investigators recovered 52 marijuana plants with a potential street value of $52,000, police say.

At the time of the search, a 36-year-old man, who has not been charged, was at the house.

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