Major indoor marijuana operation busted in Anderson Co.

Major indoor marijuana operation busted in Anderson Co.

Detectives arrested Chester L. Byrd, 46, of Lawrenceburg, he has been charged with cultivating marijuana over five plants and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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by Tyler Druin

WHAS11.com

Posted on July 19, 2012 at 5:16 PM

Updated Thursday, Jul 19 at 5:27 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) - - Kentucky State Police received an anonymous tip about a possible indoor marijuana operation in Anderson County.

When narcotics detectives acted on the tip at a residence located on Lynn Drive in Lawrenceburg they detected a strong odor of marijuana.

KSP detectives located 68 marijuana plants inside the Lawrenceburg residence on July 19, at 1:51 p.m.

Detectives arrested Chester L. Byrd, 46, of Lawrenceburg, he has been charged with cultivating marijuana over five plants and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was taken to the Shelby County Detention Center.

KSP urges anyone with any drug tip to contact their anonymous crime tip line at 1-800-DOPE-TIP.

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