Centre Daily Times, PA
ALTOONA, Pa. - Two Penn State University students and a recent graduate were charged with possessing more than $500,000 worth of marijuana plants seized from an apartment.
The 346 plants were found Sunday afternoon after firefighters answered a false alarm call reporting a fire in the building. Altoona police got a search warrant and seized the plants, which prosecutors said have an estimated street value of $519,000.
Kimberly Jasorka, 22, of Womelsdorf, Jared Gagne, 23, of Altoona, and Patrick Kelly, 23, of State College, were arrested Tuesday in State College. Jasorka graduated in 2005.
They were charged with manufacturing a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, criminal conspiracy, and possession of drug paraphernalia.