Dauphin County sheriff looking for owner of pot plant

Photo credit: Sheriff Nick Chimienti, Jr./The Dauphin County Sheriff's Office

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Dauphin County Sheriff Nick Chimienti Jr. is looking for the rightful owner of a marijuana plant found during a warrant service on Thursday.

Sheriff’s deputies were serving the warrant in the 2200 block of Green Street when they found the plant in a common area.

Chimienti said no one would claim ownership.

Photo credit: Sheriff Nick Chimienti, Jr./The Dauphin County Sheriff’s Office

He posted pictures of the plant on Facebook, hoping the rightful owner might step forward.

The Dauphin County Sheriff’s Office also recently launched an initiative asking for the public’s help to find their most wanted fugitives.

Chimienti said anyone with tips about the owner of the marijuana plant – and tips about any most-wanted fugitives – can be submitted at dauphinsheriff.org.

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