Man arrested after deputies find marijuana growing operation


WYOMING COUNTY, WV (WVNS) – Wyoming County deputies arrested a man after finding a marijuana growing operation over the weekend.

According to the department, Deputies T. Sizemore, M. Lane and L. Cook were searching a home looking for a person. During the search, deputies found 16 plants believed to be marijuana, 39 grams of marijuana, multiple UV lights, digital scales and fertilizer.

James Lester was arrested on January 21. 2018 and charged with manufacture of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of controlled substance.

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