Youngstown police find pot plants at West Side home


YOUNGSTOWN — Police reports said U.S. Marshals serving an arrest warrant Tuesday morning at a home in the 100 block of South Portland Avenue on the West Side found 17 marijuana plants in various stages of growth.

Police cited David Leaghty, 30, on a misdemeanor charge of illegal cultivation of marijuana. Reports said he opened the door for officers and they found the plants after a search of the home for the person they were looking for.

Some of the plants were up to 3 feet tall, reports said. Police also found two grow lamps and two scales, reports said.

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