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Jennings man arrested for growing pot

Posted at 12:53 PM, Aug 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-22 13:53:45-04

JENNINGS, La. - Eight marijuana plants were discovered behind an apartment in Jennings on Monday.

The Jennings Police Department received a tip that a resident was observed entering a wooded area behind the Garrett Lane Apartments complex.

Police arrived on the scene and discovered the pot plants in buckets in the wooded area.

A resident was acting suspiciously, according to Chief Danny Semmes. A search of the William Horne's apartment revealed items used for growing plants.

Horne was arrested on a charge of cultivation of marijuana.

Police say the plants are a street value of $3,000.

No bond is set at this time.