LITTLEFIELD, Ariz. – Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two Littlefield residents Monday for cultivating marijuana.
Deputies received a report of a marijuana plant growing behind a bar in the 400 block of Highway 91. They responded and located a marijuana plant growing near a residence. Deputies contacted a 55-year-old female subject at the residence. During conversations with the woman, she said she and her boyfriend, a 64-year-old male, had been taking care of a marijuana plant.
Deputies contacted boyfriend and during conversations with the man, he said they had been tending the plant for over two months. In further conversations with the man, he said he had a medical marijuana card.
Deputies located twelve more plants. They advised the plants should be grown in a secure facility and not in public. The man and woman were taken into custody without incident. They were transported and booked into the Mesquite Jail. The plants were confiscated.
This press release was provided by the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office.