Pennsylvania farmer finds pot plants in corn field

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) _ Police say a western Pennsylvania farmer has found 150
marijuana plants growing in his corn field.

Police in Penn Township, Butler County, say the landowner won't be charged
because he didn't grow the plants. Instead, police say he discovered them in the
middle of his field, hidden by weeds and corn stalks, while he was spraying the

Police believe someone pulled corn stalks out of the field, about 30 miles
north of Pittsburgh, and planted the marijuana recently. The plants were all
about 12 to 18 inches high. Police say full-grown plants produce about $500 to
$600 worth of marijuana each.

Police plan to destroy the plants and to charge whoever planted them, if
investigators can determine who that is.

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