Pottersville adults arrested for marijuana growing operation in residence with child

POTTERSVILLE, N.Y. – Two adults were arrested and a child was seized after a marijuana growing operation was discovered in a home that the child was residing in.

Warren County Sheriffs responded to assist the Warren County Protective Services after it was reported to them that a marijuana growing operation was underway in a home where a child was residing.

A search warrant for the home at 74 Agard Road in Pottersville revealed several marijuana plants at various stages of growth and development, a quantity of dried and processed marijuana, assorted paraphernalia and equipment used to grow and cultivate the plant.

33-year-old Gary Welch Junior and 28-year-old Kimberli Jackson were arrested and charged with growing cannabis without a license, criminal possession of marijuana and endangering the welfare of a child.

The child was placed in the custody of a relative by Child Protective Services.

The defendants were held in the police lockup of the Warren County Correctional Facility pending arraignment.

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