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Tag: University Place Animal Control

Aug.
9th

UPDATED: Burglary call leads to marijuana grow at University Place house, animal control officer arrested for allegedly taking cash from scene

UPDATE: A University Place animal control officer was arrested Thursday after deputies found about $1,400 in his truck from the scene of the marijuana-grow operation officials were investigating, Troyer said.

Among those who responded to the scene were two University Place animal control officers, Troyer said.  He did not know which animals at the scene required their services.

Deputies noticed that the cash initially found at the secured scene had disappeared, and after investigating, they found the money in the animal control officers’ truck Wednesday.

“When we went there (Wednesday) night, we knew there was evidence in the house

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