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Bad parking job leads police to marijuana patch in Ontario corn field

Growing flowers of cannabis are shown in Moncton, N.B., on April 14, 2016.
Growing flowers of cannabis are shown in Moncton, N.B., on April 14, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ron Ward/File

HAGERSVILLE, Ont. — Provincial police say a 48-year-old man is charged after a badly parked vehicle led officers to a marijuana patch in a farmer’s field in Haldimand County.

They say officers patrolling on ATVs in the Hagersville area Wednesday afternoon saw a vehicle parked in the middle of a road.

Investigators say they determined that the driver of the vehicle had gone into a corn field and planted 14 marijuana plants after clearing a section of the corn.

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The officers took a man into custody and seized the plants.

A Haldimand County man is charged with production of marijuana and is to appear in court in Cayuga, Ont.

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