Trooper Kendra Wilson
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 12, Frankfort
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Spencer County Indoor Marijuana Grow
Date of News Release: 03/23/2011
(Frankfort, Ky.) -- On Tuesday March 22, 2011, Kentucky State Police Narcotics Detectives received information from the Jeffersontown Narcotic Detectives on a possible indoor grow in Spencer County. KSP Post 12 Detectives and the Jeffersontown Detectives went to 140 Woodlawn Drive in Taylorsville, KY., and obtain consent to search. A search of the residence turned up 85 marijuana plants in different stages of growth. The marijuana and several other items for cultivating marijuana were seizures.
The Kentucky State Police arrested Johnny Allen Norton of Taylorsville, KY. Mr. Norton has been charged with Cultivating Marijuana over five Plants. He has been lodged in the Shelby Co. Detention Center. The investigation is ongoing.
Should you suspect illegal drug activity or find marijuana while hunting or farming, please contact the Kentucky State Police Frankfort Post at (502) 227-2221 or call 1-800-DOPE-TIP. All tips and information can be reported and the caller remains anonymous.