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Carbon man facing drug charges

Published October 27. 2011 05:01PM

A Carbon County resident is facing various drug charges after police found marijuana plants growing on his property and illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia in his home.

State police at Lehighton said troopers went to the residence of Donald Warakomski, of the 200 block of Pin Oak Rd., in Lehighton, East Penn Township, on Tuesday, Oct. 25, about 2:07 p.m. after receiving a complaint from a neighbor that he observed marijuana plants growing on Warakomski's property.

At the scene troopers observed in plain view marijuana plants growing on the property as they spoke to the defendant in the driveway of the home.

Troopers obtained a search warrant for the home and found inside were 58 zip-lock bags containing marijuana, a total of 20 marijuana plants, 34 plastic containers of marijuana seeds, a digital scale and 15 miscellaneous marijuana pipes.

Troopers charged Warakomski with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Troopers were assisted by East Penn Township police officers.

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