Two Monroe County residents are facing drug charges following an incident that occurred on Tuesday, June 11.
State police at Lehighton responded to 1129 Meixsell Valley Road in Ross Township, about 11:30 a.m. to a report of two females arguing. On scene troopers met with Louise Marie Casciolo, the homeowner, and Tara Ann Falkenbach, 37, also of that address.
A further investigation revealed a vegetable garden next to the residence. Upon observation several several marijuana plants were found. Troopers determined that Falkenbach and Jason William Casciolo, 41, were responsible for the plants.
A consent search was made of the residence and found were drug paraphernalia and marijuana seeds.
Falkenbach and Jason Casciolo were both charged with drug offenses, troopers said.