Campus / News / June 1, 2014

Cannabis plants found on Knox campus

Over five pounds worth of cannabis plants were found on Knox’s campus last week, according to the Galesburg Police Department and Campus Safety.

The plants were located in a plot of other plants approximately 200 feet west of the tennis courts.

No arrests have been made thus far, but GPD confiscated the plants. Manufacturing and delivery charges are pending.

Kate Mishkin
Kate Mishkin is a senior majoring in English literature and minoring in journalism. She started working for TKS as a freshman and subsequently served as managing editor, co-news editor and co-mosaic editor. Kate is the recipient of four awards from the Illinois College Press Association for news and feature stories and one award from the Associated Collegiate Press. She won the Theodore Hazen Kimble Prize in 2015 and 2014 and the Ida M. Tarbell Prize in Investigate Journalism in 2014. She has interned at FILTER Magazine, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and WGIL radio and the Virginian-Pilot.

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