AYER -- Police have busted a local illegal marijuana operation.

Detectives from Acton, Boxborough, Groton and Littleton helped "put a damper" on a distribution in town, the Ayer Police Department posted on its Facebook page on Wednesday.

"Look what we found!" states the post, with a picture of what appeared to be a heap of marijuana on a table.

Lt. Brian Gill limited available information to the Facebook post.

Also on Wednesday, April 2, the Ayer Police Department log lists an arrest at 9:01 a.m. of Keith A. Thoresen, 154 Groton Road, Shirley, on multiple charges of Class B and Class E drugs.

-- Amelia Pak-Harvey

Photo from Ayer Police Department’s Facebook posting.
Photo from Ayer Police Department's Facebook posting.