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Tip Leads To 150 Marijuana Plants At Home; 2 Arrested

Tip Leads To 150 Marijuana Plants At Home; 2 Arrested

CREATED Jun 24, 2014

BARREN COUNTY, Ky. - Two people were arrested after a tip led authorities to a marijuana grow operation at a home in southern Kentucky.

The Barren County Sheriff's Office found 150 marijuana plants growing at the home on New Bowling Green Road in Smiths Grove on Friday afternoon.

Deputies arrested 31-year old Lester Poynter and 25-year old Misty Keele. Both were charged with cultivating marijuana, marijuana possession, and drug paraphernalia possession.

They remain jailed at the Barren County Corrections Center.