Washington Township family facing drug and weapons charges

A family from Washington Township is facing drug and weapons charges after police made a startling discovery in their home. (6/21/14)

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP - A family from Washington Township is facing drug and weapons charges after police made a startling discovery in their home.

Police say they found nearly 4 pounds of marijuana and weapons inside the family's Viola Terrace home.

Glenn Gerhard, his wife Hilda, their son Matthew, their daughter Christina and her husband, Scott, are all facing charges after a search of their home.

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The family's home is located just feet from a police station and an elementary school.

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