Investigation leads to marijuana grow
The following press release has been issued by Cherokee County Sheriff's Office. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Murphy, NC— Sheriff Derrick Palmer announced the arrest of 46-year-old Jeffrey Scott Dobbs, a Brasstown, North Carolina man on charges involving the growing of marijuana.
In a joint investigation involving the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office and the Murphy Police Department, Dobbs became a person of interest in a stalking case.
Investigators with the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search of Dobbs' Brasstown residence and found a marijuana grow both inside and outside the residence. Marijuana plants, along with other items used in the growing of marijuana, were seized as well as a computer and a gaming system.
Dobbs was taken to the Cherokee County Detention Center where he was served warrants for Manufacture of Schedule VI Controlled Substance, Maintaining a Dwelling Place for the Manufacture of Controlled Substances and Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia. Dobbs was placed under a $20,000 secure bond and is expected to be in Cherokee County District Court on September 2, 2015.
Sheriff Palmer stated, “We are making strides in combating illegal drug use and abuse in Cherokee County. We will continue to work with our local law enforcement partners such as the stalking case which is still ongoing.”
To report crime in Cherokee County, you can call the anonymous tip line at 828-837-1344 or email a tip at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 911 if you observe a crime in progress.
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