UPDATED ON 6: Hephzibah Man Arrested After Marijuana, Marijuana - WJBF-TV ABC 6 Augusta-Aiken News, Weather, Sports

UPDATED ON 6: Hephzibah Man Arrested After Marijuana, Marijuana Plants Found In His Home

Posted: Updated:
Mug shot of Robert Ray Fultz (Creidt: Richmond County Sheriff's Office) Mug shot of Robert Ray Fultz (Creidt: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
Augusta, GA -

***UPDATED at 11:25 A.M. on Friday, May 16th***


We now know the identity of a man who was arrested Thursday evening after several dozen marijuana plants were discovered in his Hephzibah home, along with over 20 pounds of dried marijuana.

The man is identified as 64-year-old Robert Ray Fultz, of 3809 Fairington Drive, in Hephzibah.

Investigators say over 70 marijuana plants and over 20 pounds of dried marijuana were found in Fultz's home.

He is charged with Manufacturing Marijuana, Trafficking Marijuana Also Within 1000 Foot of a School Zone, and Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime.

The residence was found to be within a 1,000 feet of Deer Chase Elementary school, which is located at 1780 Deer Chase Lane, in Hephzibah.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

***POSTED at 7:19 P.M. on Thursday, May 15th***


One person has been arrested and several dozen marijuana plants have been discovered at a home in Hephzibah.

Richmond County Sheriff's Office investigators tell us, around 5:00 p.m. Thursday evening, Narcotics investigators responded to 3809 Fairington Drive in Hephzibah after receiving information that the residence was being used to grow marijuana plants.

Investigators located over 70 marijuana plants and over 20 pounds of dried marijuana.

The investigation and removal of the plants and lights is still ongoing.

One person has been arrested and charges will follow. There is no further information at this time as the investigation is ongoing.

We will provide more information on this story as it becomes available.
Powered by WorldNow

1336 Augusta West Parkway
Augusta, GA 30909

Telephone: 706.722.6664
Email: talkback6@wjbf.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.