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Detectives make large pot bust

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50 plants found growing at residence

By Lisa King

Shelby County Sheriff's detectives arrested two people Monday after making a large pot bust at their residence.

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Carol Wright, 34, and Patrick Redmon, 39, of 657 Southlawn Drive were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, cultivation of marijuana, more than five plants, and trafficking in marijuana over 8 oz, less than 5 pounds.

The latter two charges are Class D felonies.

Shelby County Detective Jason Rice said that when officers executed the search warrant, the Wright and Redmon were not at home. Officers found more than 50 hemp plants growing at the residence, the majority of them inside, he said.

The hemp was discovered on Aug. 6,and Wright and Redmon were arrested this week.

They were both lodged in the Shelby County Detention Center.

Natalie Wilson with pretrial services said Tuesday that Wright and Redmon had bonded out on a $10,000 surety bond.

Both have court dates of Sept. 15 at 1 p.m. at Shelby District Court.  

   

 Detectives make large pot bust

Find 50 plants at growing at residence

 

By Lisa King/Sentinel-News staff writer

 

Shelby County Sheriff’s detectives arrested two people Monday after making a large pot bust at their residence.

Carol Wright, 34, and Patrick Redmon, 39, of 657 South Lawn Drive were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, cultivation of marijuana, more than five plants, and trafficking in marijuana over 8 oz, less than 5 pounds. The latter two charges are Class D felonies.

Shelby County Detective Jason Rice said that when officers executed the search warrant, the pair were not at home. Officers found more than 50 plants growing at the residence, the majority of them inside, he said.

The marijuana was discovered on Aug. 6 and Wright and Redmon were arrested Aug. 17. 

They were both lodged in the Shelby County Detention Center.

Natalie Wilson with pretrial services said Tuesday that Wright and Redmon had bonded out on a $10,000 surety bond. Both have a court date of Sept. 15 at 1 p.m. at Shelby District Court.