A Moundsville house fire investigation is now also a drug investigation.
Our news partner, News 9 reports soon after extinguishing the fire that destroyed the home on Monday, officials say they found marijuana growing on the property -- and now criminal charges are pending.
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Once the fire was out and the home deemed destroyed, fire and police say they noticed suspicious plants on the ground and police obtained a search warrant. An investigation confirmed the plants were marijuana.
Police have now taken over with a criminal investigation and charges are pending.