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Police charge convicted felon after finding marijuana grow operation in Greenup County, KY

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Greenup County Sheriff's Office conducted a drug raid on July 12 and allegedly found over a dozen marijuana plants and several guns at the home of a convicted felon.

Police arrested Kenny Wayne Rhoden, 37, after the Greenup Sheriff's department and Kentucky State Police searched his home on Old Shultz Road outside of South Shore. Greenup Sheriff Keith Cooper said they found two safes with over a dozen firearms, a marijuana grow room, and twelve marijuana plants. Police also found an ATV and other equipment that was allegedly used to help with the grow operation.

Rhoden is charged with cultivating marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Additional charges could be pending. The investigation is ongoing.