117 Marjuana Plants Seized in Charlotte Co., Street Value $351,000

   Written by on August 14, 2015 at 9:53 am

On August 6, 2015 the Tri-County Drug and Gang Task Force (comprised of narcotics investigators from the Lunenburg County Sheriff’s Office, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office, and the Virginia State Police) along with the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office, Lunenburg County Sheriff’s Office, and the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations conducted marijuana eradication operations in Charlotte and Lunenburg  Counties.  The eradication program is part of the Governor’s Initiative against Narcotics Trafficking program (G.I.A.N.T.). The search resulted in the seizure of 117 marijuana plants in Charlotte County valued at $351,000. As a result of this ongoing investigation charges are pending on two individuals. The task force has had several successful marijuana investigations for the 2015 growing season. The task force has seized 906 marijuana plants, over 10 pounds of processed marijuana, and 2 firearms in ongoing investigations. The task force and Sheriffs Townsend (Lunenburg) and Jones (Charlotte) encourage anyone with information on the distribution and/or manufacture of drugs to contact the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office at (434) 542-5141, Lunenburg Crime Solvers at (434) 696-3100, Lunenburg County Sheriff’s Office at (434) 696-4452, or the Virginia State Police Drug Hotline at 1-800-553-DOPE (3673).

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