Wildlife Agents Find Marijuana Growing in Delaware Cornfield
TOWNSEND, Del. – DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement agents on Sept. 19 were monitoring marijuana being grown in a privately owned cornfield adjacent to the Rocks Tract of the Cedar Swamp Wildlife Area near Townsend when a farmer working the crops harvested the standing corn and mowed down the marijuana in the process.
Twenty marijuana plants approximately 4 to 5 feet high were found growing between the rows of corn. All were destroyed, and agents have no leads on a suspect or suspects who may have planted them. Under Delaware law, growing marijuana is a felony.
Fish and Wildlife Enforcement encourages citizens to report any information they may have on this case or other illegal activity, by calling 302-739-4580.
The DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Enforcement Section is charged with achieving public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety.
Citizens are encouraged to report fish and wildlife and boating violations to the Delaware Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Section at 302-739-4580.