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Russell County indoor marijuana grow

Date of News Release: 1/31/2017

Russell Springs, KY (January 31, 2017) – On January 20, 2017 at approximately 10:16 CST, Post 15 received an anonymous call regarding a potentially suicidal male. Troopers from Post 15 and a Russell County Deputy responded to a residence at Bernard Farm Rd in Russell County regarding the welfare check. Upon arrival, units noticed a strong odor of marijuana in the residence that led to the recovery of approximately 2.5 pounds of processed marijuana, 51 marijuana plants and 11 grow lights.

No arrests were made at the scene and 2 children were removed from the residence by social services. Charges are pending. Tpr. Zach Scott is investigating.