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Large marijuana growing operation found in Cambria

CAMBRIA – A Ridge Road man was charged after the Niagara County Drug Task Force raided his home and found 48 marijuana plants in his unattached garage on Monday.

Eric V. Wisor, 51, was charged with felony second-degree unlawful possession of marijuana and unlawful growing of cannabis by an unlicensed person. He was arraigned in the Town of Cambria by Town Justice Amel S. Jowdy Jr. and released on his own recognizance. A return court date was set for May 8.

Niagara County Drug Task Force investigators said they obtained a search warrant after they received information about a large growing operation in Wisor’s garage at 2958 Ridge Road. Investigators assisted by the Niagara County Emergency Response Team raided the house just before 9:30 a.m. Monday.