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2 Men Facing Charges After Police Find Marijuana Plants In Home

(Photo Credt: McKeesport Police Department/KDKA)

(Photo Credt: McKeesport Police Department/KDKA)

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McKEESPORT (KDKA) — Two men are facing charges after McKeesport police say they discovered an alleged marijuana growing operation in a local home.

Police say narcotics detectives found 75 marijuana plants during an investigation at the home located in the 2900-block of Stewart Street on Thursday.

According to investigators, detectives also found lights and lamps used for growing plants, a watering system, growing chemicals, soil and fertilizer and a scale.

Police also recovered four guns.

Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for 39-year-old Eric Lee.

Police say he and 42-year-old Gerald James Lee are facing several charges including one felony count of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia and one Felony count of criminal conspiracy.

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