A Wyoming metropolis’s downtown ornamental plant containers have gone to pot.
Metropolis of Powell staff tending to the planters discovered marijuana crops competing for house in three pots full of marigolds and zinnias, the Billings Gazette reported Friday.
Powell Police Chief Roy Eckerdt suspects the weed grew from seeds planted by a prankster, the Powell Tribune reported Thursday.
“They acknowledged what it was as soon as every thing began to leaf out,” Eckerdt mentioned of the employees who discovered the marijuana.
He mentioned the marijuana crops at the moment are proof, the Gazette reported.
Parks Division boss Del Barton mentioned it’s not the primary time a marijuana plant has popped up in a metropolis flower pot or landscaped mattress.
“We’ve had incidents previously the place, for some unknown motive, folks resolve to place submit seeds within the downtown—we now have these massive 100-gallon flower pots—and for some motive folks prefer to put weed seeds within the flower pots,” he informed the paper.
Powell’s downtown is not protected by surveillance cameras.