News Release

For Other Kentucky Government Sites Visit:
Click here to visit, the Official State Government Site for the Commonwealth of Kentucky
Media / For More Information Contact:
TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
(270) 384-4796
Click here to e-mail TFC Billy Gregory

Marijuana Growing Operation Arrest in Adair County

Date of News Release: 07/25/07

(Columbia, KY) - On July 24, 2007, the Kentucky State Police and the HIDTA Drug Task Force arrested Daniel Watson, age 42, of 550 Jr. Loy Road, Columbia, Kentucky for growing marijuana in the Flatwoods area of Adair County.

Daniel Watson was arrested in his outdoor marijuana growing operation. An indoor grow was also located at the scene. Watson was charged with Cultivating Marijuana over 5 Plants with a Firearms Enhancement. Officers seized a total of 342 marijuana plants, four firearms, two 4 wheelers, numerous grow lights and other marijuana cultivating paraphernalia. Daniel Watson was lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail.

This investigation is continuing by Detective Danny Burton of the HIDTA Drug Task Force.

Last Update: