Trooper Kendra Wilson
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 12, Frankfort
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Man Arrested in Anderson County Marijuana Indoor Grow
Date of News Release: 07/19/2012
(Post 12 Frankfort) -- The Kentucky State Police Frankfort Post received information about a possible Marijuana indoor grow in Anderson County. During the investigation Post 12 Narcotic detectives detected a very strong odor of marijuana coming from a residence on Lynn Drive in Lawrenceburg, KY. The detectives located a marijuana indoor grow containing sixty eight marijuana plants.
On July 19, 2012 at 1:51 pm, KSP Detectives arrested Chester L. Byrd age 46, of Lawrenceburg, KY. He has been charged with Cultivating Marijuana over 5 plants and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He has been lodged in the Shelby County Detention Center.
Should you suspect possible illegal drug activity or find marijuana while hunting or farming, please contact the Kentucky State Police Post 12 at (502) 227-2221 or 1-800-DOPE-TIP. All tips and information can be reported and the caller can remain anonymous.
Kentucky State Police Post 12 provides police coverage for Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Shelby, Spencer and Woodford counties.