EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSMan Accused Of Selling Marijuana Out Of Kanawha County Home
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Reported by: Mamie Buoy
Web Producer: Mamie Buoy
Reported: Oct. 5, 2013 11:20 AM EDT
Updated: Oct. 5, 2013 10:27 PM EDT
Gallagher , Kanawha County , West Virginia
A man is behind bars after police say he was using his Kanawha County home to run a drug operation.
According to court documents, troopers got a tip that Jimmie Cooper was selling marijuana out of his home in the 200 block of Livingston Road in Gallagher.
When troopers got the home and began questioning Cooper; they say they could smell a strong odor of marijuana on Cooper, coming from inside the home and from several outbuildings near the house.
Troopers got a search warrant and found a small baggy of marijuana inside a washing machine, a grinder in the bedroom, and a large amount of the drug buried in the backyard. They say there was also other evidence of the drug throughout the home.
Cooper is charged with cultivation of marijuana, posession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and obstruction. He is currently in the South Central Regional Jail.
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