Marshall Man Charged With Cultivation of Marijuana
Aug 29, 2012 | 3374 views | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend | print
On Tuesday, members of the Governor’s Marijuana Strikeforce report they observed Ronald G. Ledbetter, 49, of Benton attempting to remove marijuana plants from a plot in Marshall County. Troopers recovered 49 plants with a street value of $49,000.

Ledbetter was arrested and charged with Marijuana Cultivation, 5 or more plants (class D felony), tampering with physical evidence (class D felony) and possession of Marijuana (class B misdemeanor). Ledbetter was lodged in the Marshall County Detention Center.

The Governor’s Marijuana Strike Force was assisted by Kentucky State Police Post 1 Troopers and the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office. The investigation is continuing by The Kentucky State Police.

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