Captain Deron Berthold
Kentucky State Police
Drug Enforcement / Special Investigations Branch
P.O. Box 5125
Bowling Green, KY 42102
Franklin County Indoor Marijuana Grow Investigation
Date of News Release: 01/29/2010
(Franklin County, Ky.) -- On January 28, 2010 Kentucky State Police DESI West Detectives with the assistance of Post 12 executed a search warrant at the residence of Michael Greenwell at 329 Big Eddy Road, Frankfort, KY. The search resulted in the discovery of a marijuana grow with 120 plants. Seized were $2069.00 in U.S. Currency, 1.5 pounds of processed marijuana, thousands of marijuana seeds, 9 Long guns, 3 hand guns, grow equipment, and a 2000 Ford F250 Pickup Truck. Mr. Greenwell was not arrested at this time. Indictments pending.
To anonymously report any type of suspected illegal drug activity, citizens can call the KSP toll-free drug tip hotline, 1-800-DOPETIP. The hotline is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.