Marijuana growing operation discovered in Altoona - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and Sports

Marijuana growing operation discovered in Altoona

Posted:

ALTOONA (WQOW) - A sophisticated marijuana growing operation is found in an Altoona home according to drug investigators.

Agents searched Christopher Ivkovich's home on Highway 12 on Friday. They say they found 79 marijuana plants along with hydroponic growing equipment, an air exchanger and a reverse osmosis system.

They say they also found a pound of marijuana in a bag. Ivkovich now faces five criminal charges.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WQOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's pubic inspection file should contact News Director Dan Schillinger at 715-852-5920. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.