Goodyear Police found 113 marijuana plants at a home near Sarival Avenue and Yuma Road on Wednesday. 55-year-old Kenneth Ruppel was arrested after a joint effort between Goodyear Narcotics Team and APS. A patrol officer had taken a report at the home a few days prior to the arrest and says he smelled marijuana. After a search warrant was served, police say 113 marijuana plants worth about $52,000 were found inside the home. In addition, approximately 1/4 pound of marijuana, 1 gram of meth and an unknown amount of cash were reportedly found. Ruppel faces five felony drug charges and is being held without bond.
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