Springfield – Sangamon County investigators bust a marijuana growing operation.
Police searched a house in the 200 block of North English Avenue this morning. Officers found more than 100 marijuana plants growing, plus growing materials, lights, and fertilizer. Police also found nearly two thousand dollars in cash.
Police arrested 40 year old James Merrifield. He is charged with marijuana production and possession.
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