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ACSO cites and releases marijuana grower - Tue 11 Jul 2017

Sheriff Harrison Moss has sent a correction at 8:47amCT, to say that Jacquelin Moreno was cited and released, not arrested, as the ACSO earlier release stated. The story below is an updated version of the incident
ACSO Deputies Brandon Hitch and Derek Padgett follow lead, investigate, incident of marijuana growing in Eastern Adair County.
Note: Charges are are not a finding of guilt. An individual charged by law enforcement is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.

From Adair County Sheriff's Office
Harrison Moss, Sheriff

A tip from the Russell County Sheriff's Office resulted in an investigation by the Adair County Sheriffs office and the arrest of 29 year old Jacquelin Moreno, who cited and released for cultivating marijuana (5 plants or more).

On Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at approximately 6:13pm Deputy Brandon Hitch and Deputy Derek Padgett followed up a tip from Russell County Sheriff's Office that marijuana was possibly being grown at 3450 Freedom Church Road. After arrival deputies searched the property and were able to locate several marijuana plants in an attached field.

Moreno was cited and released.

This story was posted on 2017-07-12 07:59:35
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