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Deputy locates marijuana plants on tip


On Sunday April 10, 2011 a Lawrence County Deputy acting on a tip located 50 marijuana plants behind a residence in rural western Lawrence County.

The tip was received by the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office and the Deputy conducted the follow up on the information and made contact with a female subject who was living at the residence.  A search of the residence resulted in locating a small quantity of processed marijuana and paraphernalia.

Outside the residence the Deputy located 50 marijuana plants growing on the back porch of the residence.   The female subject was taken into custody and transported to the Lawrence County Jail where she awaits formal charges.