Police find 792 grams of marijuana in Mt. Horeb drug house

28-year-old admits to growing, using, selling marijuana plants
Police find 792 grams of marijuana in Mt. Horeb drug house
Dustin Tiedeman

A Mount Horeb man faces prison time on drug and child neglect charges, according to a criminal complaint.

Dustin L. Tiedeman, 28, admitted to using equipment in his residence to plant, maintain, grow, harvest, dry and package marijuana after police executed a search warrant at his resident in May, according to the complaint. Tiedeman told police the narcotics were mainly for personal use, but he did sell some for money to live on.

On May 16 police executed a search warrant at 103 N. Washington St. based on evidence from a drug investigation, according to the complaint. Police found equipment and drug paraphernalia associated with growing marijuana, suspected marijuana seeds, 55 live marijuana plants, nine dead marijuana plants and 792.5 grams of dried marijuana.

Tiedeman has been charged with possession of THC with intent to deliver, maintaining a drug trafficking place, possession of drug paraphernalia and child neglect.

If convicted, Tiedeman faces more than 28 years in prison, $45,000 in fines or both, according to the complaint. Additionally, Tiedeman could be sentenced to 100 hours of community service because the drug activity happened within 1,000 feet of the Mount Horeb Youth Center.