Police seize 125 marijuana plants from home

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by Maggie Ruper

WHAS11.com

Posted on January 3, 2013 at 12:55 AM

Updated Thursday, Jan 3 at 1:01 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) - Police seized 125 marijuana plants from a home at 1128 W. Fern Valley Rd. on New Year’s Day at around 9 p.m. Officers arrested 30-year-old Gary Murphy. Neighbors said the man was renting the property and police listed his home address as 6203 Deady Dr in PRP on the arrest report.

Police said Murphy had a sophisticated grow operation underway at the house. They also found fertilizers, timers, grow lights and irrigations systems.

“I mean it shocked me. When you told me they packed up all those pot plants, it shocked me,” neighbor Diana Corbin said.

Murphy is behind bars at Metro Corrections and charged with cultivating and trafficking marijuana.
 

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