Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies investigating a crash on Terry Road in the Town of Harpersfield October 20 say they found a marijuana growing operation in full view when they traced the driver to his home in Hobart.

Delaware County Sheriff mugshot Ralph Leonard
Delaware County Sheriff mugshot Ralph Leonard

Authorities say when they got on the scene of the single-vehicle crash, they found the driver had left.

Investigators determined 62-year-old Ralph Leonard was driving and went to his home where they saw the marijuana grow-op.

Leonard is charged with felony criminal possession of marijuana, unlawful growing of cannabis, two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, obstructing governmental administration, unlicensed operation of a vehicle and several traffic infractions related to the crash.

Leonard was sent to the Delaware County Jail on $4,000 bail.




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