Carter County

Elizabethton police bust indoor marijuana operation

Officers seized 99 live plants in the bust

A search of home in Elizabethton Wednesday morning revealed an indoor marijuana operation with dozens of live plants.

A Police Department report said the search warrant was executed at a home in the 600 block of West E Street following an investigation from the agency's VICE Unit.

Officers recovered 99 live marijuana plants, pre-packaged amounts of pot ready for resale and other drug paraphernalia, the report said.

No suspects have been named in the case but police spokesperson Captain Joy Shoun said charges are pending.


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