PITTSBURG, Kans. — Two Pittsburg residents are in custody and facing marijuana cultivation, distribution and other charges after police found over 50 marijuana plants in their home.

Tuesday morning, officers and detectives with the Pittsburg Police Department executed a drug search warrant at 808 W. 6th St. in Pittsburg. The warrant stemmed from a two-month long investigation.

At the residence, they arrested 36-year-old Justin Ferguson and 43-year-old Jennie Woods. They also found and seized over 50 marijuana plants.

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Ferguson and Woods were both charged with:

  • Felony Cultivation of Marijuana
  • Felony Distribution of Marijuana
  • Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana
  • Felony Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Aggravated Child Endangerment

A 17-year-old that lived at the home but was not present during the search was placed in police protective custody and subsequently released to a family member.