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Plum Father, Son Accused of Growing Marijuana in Home

Here are the police reports for Sept. 3 to Sept. 10.

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.

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Cindy Cohen September 12, 2012 at 12:20 PM
Please call me at 4125800027 My name is Cindy Cohen
Kimmie Sallows September 12, 2012 at 03:58 PM
Why does plum go for the weed growers,and not for the big pill mills in the community? Its the pill pushers that need to be hit hard,not the lil weed people.....sorry but i think plum is just a joke.....
Mike Gumpher September 21, 2012 at 05:42 PM
Cannabis (marijuana) is harmless to the body and harmless to society and should not be considered a crime... It becomes harmful when you put these brutes of police officers in charge... Anonymous will strike back at the local justice system... Linda Zucco, Plum police officers... consider yourself warned. You have attacked 2 innocent humans who provided safe and effective medicine to people like myself who suffer from excruciating back pain and spasms... We do not forgive, We do not Forget, We are Legion, Expect Us...
Mike Gumpher September 21, 2012 at 05:43 PM
Where one grower falls, 3 more start up.... we will outgrow the government...

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