MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities in central Minnesota say they found more than 200 marijuana plants late last month when busting two growing operations.

The Pope County Sheriff’s Office says that the operations were discovered last week in homes in Glenwood and Garfield.

Ronald Hott, 29, of Minneapolis, was arrested Thursday by a drug task force after officers for found 159 marijuana plants in the Garfield home.

A day later, Pope County officials said they executed a search warrant at a Glenwood house associated with Hott. They found 85 marijuana plants inside.

The sheriff’s office says it’s looking for others involved in the operations.

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