Updated: Jun 9, 2017 – 7:46 PM

SPRINGHILL TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Three people are facing charges after police uncovered a large marijuana grow operation in Springhill Township, Fayette County.

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Pennsylvania State Police troopers went to a home on Great Lakes Road on Wednesday and noticed an overwhelming odor of marijuana. A search warrant was obtained.


During the execution of the search warrant, 111 marijuana plants, about 54 pounds of processed marijuana, $8,434 in cash and 283 various pills were seized from the home and an outdoor shed that was converted into a grow house.

The total street value of the drugs is $250,000, police said.

Charges were filed against Melissa Wargo, Mark Criswell and Donald Romesburg. The suspects were charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver and other charges. 

All three are in the Fayette County Prison on $125,000 bond. 

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