TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Indoor grow leads to arrest in Monroe County
Date of News Release: 07/12/2011
(Columbia, Ky.) -- 36-year-old James T. Moore of 541 Gentry Road in Monroe County has been arrested and charged with Felony Cultivation of Marijuana, 5 or more plants, 1st offense. On Thursday, June 23, 2011, Troopers from Post 15 obtained information that Moore may be growing Marijauna at his residence. Troopers Bobby Maxwell, Logan Richardson and Jonathan Paull responded to the residence in the Fountain Run community and the investigation led them to the discovery and seizure of 491 Marijuana plants along with a firearm. Moore was lodged in the Monroe County Jail.