1 arrested after Petersburg police find marijuana grow house operation

1 arrested after Petersburg police find marijuana grow house operation
Source: Petersburg police
Source: Petersburg police

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - One person was arrested after Petersburg police executed a search warrant at a home and found a marijuana grow house operation inside.

Officers searched the home around 9:27 a.m. in the 400 block of Deerfield Drive.

Police seized marijuana plants, mushrooms, a handgun, a shotgun, and money.

Robert Riggins, who lives in the home was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of a schedule I or II control substance with intent to distribute, and possession of a firearm while in possession of a controlled substance, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Petersburg/Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212.

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