GIRARD, Ga. (WJBF) – Burke County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit and Georgia Governor’s Drug Task Force arrested a man Thursday for growing 112 marijuana plants.
Investigators located a Marijuana Grow Operation in a wooded area on the 700 block of Thankful Church Road in Girard. One hundred and twelve marijuana plants were seized from the location.
63-year-old Willie Edward Turner was taken into custody and charged with a felony count of Manufacturing Marijuana.
Turner is currently at the Burke County Detention Center.
There is no further information at this time.
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