An investigation by the Forest County Sheriff’s Department resulted in the recovery of a pickup truck full of marijuana plants and three people being arrested.
According to a statement from the department, the arrests happened Saturday in the Town of Armstrong Creek. A tip from a citizen led authorities to a field, where they found about 600 pounds of plants being loaded into a truck.
Arrested were 51-year-old Dennis Pratt of Waukesha, 32-year-old Steven Wasechek of Milwaukee, and 35-year-old Kevin Hying of Big Bend. They are facing charges of manufacturing marijuana and possession of cocaine.