EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSLincoln Man Arrested On Marijuana Charges
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Reported by: Heath Harrison
Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Reported: Sep. 18, 2013 3:15 PM EDT
Updated: Sep. 18, 2013 6:27 PM EDT
West Hamlin , Lincoln County , West Virginia
A Lincoln County man was arrested Tuesday after police said they found a marijuana “grow room” in his residence.
Brian Keith Adkins, 32, of West Hamlin was charged with cultivation of marijuana and possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.
According to the criminal complaint, troopers said they received an anonymous tip about an indoor marijuana operation and went to Adkins’ residence. Upon arriving, troopers said they could smell the odor of marijuana coming from the residence and detained Adkins.
After obtaining a search warrant, troopers said they discovered the marijuana, some of which was packaged in plastic bags for purchase. They said they found 12 pounds in all.
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