Search
866-630-2389
Roberts Law Group, PLLC
North Carolina Criminal Defense Attorneys
We FIGHT to Get Results
We FIGHT to Get Results

Search For Moonshine Uncovers Massive Marijuana Grow House

After police found 49-year-old Kenneth Brooks in possession of moonshine during a recent traffic stop, they obtained a warrant to search his home to determine exactly where the moonshine came from. During the course of the investigation, police were able to obtain a search warrant for the building next to his home, which Brooks also owned.

There, police claim, they found the entire third floor dedicated to a marijuana growing operation. More than 20 pounds of marijuana were found in the grow house, the largest drug cultivation bust in Roanoke Rapids history.

Inside the grow house were multiple marijuana plants, a watering system and heat lamps, among other grow-house paraphernalia. Police claim they were able to smell the marijuana before they even laid eyes on the third-floor, 3,000 square foot, grow enterprise.

Police believe that the man living in the grow house, the old Bargain Wonderland building in Roanoke Rapids, was employed to tend to the plants; charges may still be pending for him.

In the original search of Brooks home, police found several weapons and a small amount of marijuana. They did not find any evidence of processing moonshine at Brooks home, which led them to continue the search at the building next store after securing another search warrant.

Brooks faces charges of drug cultivation and trafficking based on the quantity of marijuana discovered.

Source: WRAL, "Pot growing bust likely largest in Roanoke Rapids history," November 20, 2012

Client Reviews

Get Legal Help Now
Let Us Help You

Put our team of criminal defense lawyers on your side today. You are one phone call or email away from getting your questions answered by an experienced defense attorney.

Call now to set up a free consultation.

Fill out the form below for a Free Consultation.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close
Nation's Top One Percent - National Association of Distinguished Counsel - NADC Top 100 Trial Lawyers - The National Trial Lawyers LC - Lead Counsel Rated BBB Accredited Business - Rating: A+ National College for DUI Defense - General Member Client Distinction Award Super Lawyers Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb - Top Attorney Criminal Defense

Call 866-630-2389 to schedule a free initial consultation.
Offices open weekdays 8am - 7pm, Saturdays 9am - 5pm