JAMESTOWN – A Jamestown husband and wife are facing criminal charges for marijuana possession and unlawfully growing the plants following a Nov. 30 search by Chautauqua County sheriff’s officials and other police agencies, the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force reported Friday.

Kenneth G. Moore Jr., 36, and Sherry M. Moore, 34, both of Kimball Drive, were issued tickets to appear in Gerry Town Court after authorities uncovered 26 harvested marijuana plants and a quantity of packaged marijuana during a consented search as part of an investigation by the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff’s officials were assisted by the task force and the Jamestown Police K-9 unit.

Both were released pending future appearances in court.