Pot grow found during search for missing woman

Posted at 5:27 PM, Jan 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-25 17:28:16-05

A search for a missing woman led to the discovery of an ill two-year-old girl and a marijuana grow operation in Cleveland Sunday evening.

Officers went to a home on W. 107th Street at around 7 p.m. as they investigated a missing woman. A man at the home agreed to allow officers to search the home for the woman and police found marijuana growing in the basement and a 2-year-old girl who was having trouble breathing. 

The missing woman returned home while the officers were at the home and was made a suspect in the marijuana grow and child endangering case.

The child was taken to Rainbow Babies & Children Hospital for treatment.

Mark Mackey, the man at the home, and Amber Hawley, the missing woman, both 25, were arrested.

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