Updated:UNIONTOWN, Pa. —
Police in Uniontown executed a search warrant Thursday night at a home where enforcement officers said they found a marijuana growing operation earlier in the day.
According to police, a code enforcement officer went into a home on Berkley Street Thursday afternoon to do a code check and found the operation.
Police said the officers needed to obtain a search warrant before raiding the house.
Authorities said there were also at least nine dogs inside the home.
More than a dozen law enforcement officials were on scene as evidence was collected and taken away.
“There was a lot of paraphernalia. He had a big-time grow operation,” Uniontown Police Officer Thomas Kolencik said. “There was a lot of equipment. It was definitely the biggest one I have seen in 11 years.”
Officials said a suspect from the house was taken into custody but has not officially been charged yet.
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