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ACSO: Adair man arrested with 138 marijuana plants

By Sheriff Josh Brockman
Adair County Sheriff's Office

On Thursday, July 1, 2021, the Adair County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant, obtained through Commonwealth Attorney's Office Brian Wright, at a residence located in the Pellyton community, 17 miles east of Columbia.

During the search, numerous pills were located, along with a quantity of processed marijuana and 138 marijuana plants in an indoor grow operation. The plants and equipment were confiscated, and the subject was arrested.

Carlton Dobson, age 40, of Adair County, was lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail on charges of:
  • Cultivating marijuana over 5 plants
  • Possession of a controlled substance 1st degree drug unspecified
  • Possession of marijuana
Deputy Kenny Perkins is leading the investigation, and he was assisted by Sheriff Brockman, K-9 Deputy Chandler Staten, and Chief Deputy Brandon Hitch.

This story was posted on 2021-07-06 12:46:15
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