What to do if someone planted marijuana on our property?

My family has a farm on which we plant corn. Someone has trespassed and planted marijuana hidden within the corn. What’s your best advice on how to proceed?

Asked on October 19, 2013 under Criminal Law, Michigan


Anne Brady / Law Office of Anne Brady

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

If the marijuana was planted and grew on your property, it belongs to you.  Assuming this is illegal in your state, dig it up and destroy it; otherwise you could be criminally prosecuted for knowingly continuing to let it grow it on your property.



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