Yesterday, a Cortlandville man was arrested after local authorities found an illegal marijuana growing operation at his address on Page Green Road.
Officers with the Cortland County Sheriff’s Department were on a separate investigation in the area when they made that discovery on the property of 40-year-old Keith Barber Jr.
Inv./Sgt. Peter Wright says Barber was taken into custody without incident, then released to appear on August 10 in Cortlandville Court.
His charges include a misdemeanor for Growing the Plant Known as Cannabis by Unlicensed Persons.
Barber was also hit with an additional violation for 2nd-degree Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.