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Woman charged with felony possession and cultivation of marijuana

MOUNT HOLLY-On April 13, at approximately 7:42 p.m., members of the Vermont State Police from the Rutland Barracks received information of marijuana in the residence located at 2998 Shunpike Road in Mount Holly, Vt.

State Police, with the assistance of a Mount Holly Constable, executed a search warrant on the residence. The search warrant resulted in the seizure of over 100 marijuana plants and 76 grams of processed marijuana. The plants seized ranged from seedlings to full grown, which indicated a multi-stage indoor grow process.

The resident, Barbara A. Hyjek, age 43, was subsequently arrested and processed at the State Police barracks in Rutland on April 16. Hyjek was lodged at Marble Valley Regional Correction Facility. Hyjek was charged for felony possession and cultivation of marijuana.