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Noise complaint leads to drug operation find, police say

Christopher Dornblaser
505-5436/@YDDornblaser

Police say a call for a noise complaint led to the discovery of a drug-grow operation in West York.

David Gordon, 52, of the 100 block of North Adams Street, is charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to West York Police.

David Gordon

At about 9:45 p.m. Thursday, police were sent to Gordon's home for a a noise complaint, police said. They found the homeowner, Gordon, and police say he had a grow operation in his garage.

According to police, 12 marijuana plants, sprouting mushrooms, stored marijuana, a bag of "psychedelic" mushrooms, lighting, fans and other growing equipment were seized from Gordon's home.

Police say Gordon was arrested in January 2013 at the same residence for growing 20 marijuana plants. He pleaded guilty to possession with intent to deliver and was sentenced to 12 months of probation.

Gordon was taken to central booking for arraignment, where he posted $5,000 bail, according to the York County Sheriff's Department. A phone number could not be found for Gordon, and it is unclear if he has an attorney.

— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at cdornblaser@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @YDDornblaser.