Police: Researcher arrested on suspicion of growing marijuana on UW campus

Police: Researcher arrested on suspicion of growing marijuana on UW campus
Christopher Schwartz

A University of Wisconsin researcher was arrested Oct. 16 after police said they found marijuana plants being grown in the Biochemistry Building.

Christopher Schwartz, 45, was arrested on suspicion of manufacturing or delivering between 200 grams and 1000 grams of marijuana.

Police said they also learned there was more evidence of marijuana production at Schwartz’s west side home.

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