Marijuana Operation Busted on South 48th
A multi-state marijuana investigation leads to an arrest in the 6700 block of South 48th near Quincy Thursday evening.
West Central Illinois Task Force agents say 33-year-old Matthew Schmitt was arrested without incident.
Agents report seizing numerous marijuana plants in various stages of growth, hydroponic grow equipment, chemicals, fertilizers, processed marijuana and firearms from the residence and from outbuildings on the property.
Schmitt is held in the Adams County Jail. Agents say the investigation into other co-conspirators continues.