Drug unit seizes 38 lbs. of marijuanaPublished 12:09pm Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Law enforcement officials arrested a local man last Monday who was allegedly involved in a marijuana growing operation.
Doyle J. Fuller, 62, Lost Creek Road, Russellville, was arrested for trafficking marijuana, Franklin County Sheriff Shannon Oliver said.
Oliver said the arrest closed a three-month investigation by agents with the Franklin County Drug Enforcement Unit.
Oliver said agents had received information that there was a possible marijuana grow on Lost Creek Road in Russellville.
During the investigation, agents obtained enough information for a search warrant, which they executed on Aug. 4.
Oliver said during the search, agents located a hydroponic growing system and seized 38 pounds of marijuana found at the scene.
Fuller was released from the Franklin County Detention Center on a $10,000 bond.