A Plum man and his son are accused of growing marijuana inside their home and trying to dispose of evidence.
Plum police have charged Richard John Oleniacz, 54, and his son Douglas Timothy Oleniacz, 32, each with possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver, manufacturing a controlled substance, three counts of tampering with physical evidence and 10 counts of prohibited acts.
According to the police report:
A Plum police officer on patrol on Sept. 7 noticed Oleniacz's vehicle pulled over on Barking Road. When the officer stopped to see if everything was OK, Oleniacz said he stopped to urinate on the side of the the road, and the officer noticed a trash bag in the immediate area.
Police checked the trash bag and found drug paraphernalia, marijuana leaves and other tools for growing. When police went to the Oleniaczs' Peppertree Drive home, they found more trash bags on the curb with the same materials. Police searched the home and found marijuana, paraphernalia, marijuana seeds, plant starters, manuals on how to grow marijuana and more.
Their preliminary hearings before District Magistrate Linda Zucco have been set for Oct. 31 at 9 a.m.
The following incident also was reported by the . All information was obtained from call logs and police reports.
Nicholas James Payne, 22, of Plum was charged with prohibited acts and two counts of disorderly conduct after an Aug. 31 incident on Old Leechburg Road and Allegheny Avenue.