Police bust Troutman marijuana grow operation

  
Wesley Livengood Picture courtesy of the Troutman Police Department
Wesley Livengood
Picture courtesy of the Troutman Police Department

PRESS RELEASE

THE TROUTMAN POLICE DEPARTMENT’S NARCOTICS UNIT RECEIVED INFORMATION ABOUT POSSIBLE DRUG ACTIVITY AT A RESIDENCE ON STREAMWOOD RD IN TROUTMAN. AFTER OFFICERS CONDUCTED SURVEILLANCE AND GATHERED INTEL, IT WAS DETERMINED THAT THE DRUG ACTIVITY WAS A MARIJUANA GROW OPERATION. ON 11/18/2015, TROUTMAN PD’S NARCOTICS UNIT WENT TO THE RESIDENCE TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION. UPON THE ARRIVAL AT THE RESIDENCE, OFFICERS LOCATED THE SUSPECT OUTSIDE SMOKING MARJUANA. OFFICERS DETAINED THE SUSPECT AND ASKED HIM SOME QUESTIONS ABOUT THE DRUG ACTIVITY. THE SUSPECT ADMITTED THAT HE HAD MARIJUANA PLANTS GROWING INSIDE THE RESIDENCE. A BAG OF MARIJUANA WAS ALSO LOCATED INSIDE THE RESIDENCE. THE SUSPECT WAS ARRESTED AND TAKEN BEFORE THE MAGISTRATE. SUSPECT WAS PLACED IN JAIL UNDER A $ 30,000.00 SECURE BOND.

TROUTMAN POLICE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIVE UNIT WOULD LIKE TO ASK THE PUBLIC IF THEY SUSPECT ANY CRIMINAL AND/OR DRUG ACTIVITY PLEASE REPORT IT BY CALLING 704-528-7610, ONLINE AT WWW.TROUTMANNC.GOV, VIA FACEBOOK, OR BY CALLING CRIMESTOPPERS @ 704-662-1340. YOUR TIP COULD RESULT IN A CASH REWARD.

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