A Hanson Road couple has been charged with growing marijuana after agents with the Southern Tier Regional Task Force said they found several plants in their backyard.
Task force officials said they were alerted that Lawrence A. Paulson, 42, and his wife, Theresa A., 33, were growing the plants. When agents and sheriff's officers checked, they reported finding four mature pot plants.
Both Paulsons were home at the time and arrested without incident.
They were charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and growing marijuana, and were issued appearance tickets for Town of Gerry Court.