A Cedar Falls man was taken into custody after authorities discovered a marijuana-growing operation at his residence on Monday (Jan. 11, 2016).

Investigators with the Tri-County Drug Task Force and Cedar Falls police officers located the pot-growing operation while executing a search warrant at 3004 W. 4th St., Lot 50. During their search of the trailer home, authorities discovered numerous unprocessed marijuana plants and growing equipment. Officials said they also found processed marijuana, which was bagged up and packaged for sale.

After the search concluded, Joseph Ackerson, 34, was booked into the Black Hawk County jail. Authorities have charged him with manufacture of marijuana, possession with intent to deliver marijuana and drug tax stamp violations.