Sheriff's deputies stumble upon pot plants

By Jena Johnson - bio | email

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - While responding to an unrelated call, Nacogdoches sheriff's deputies discovered marijuana growing off of FM 225 in Nacogdoches County.

They also found Robert Powell, 57, checking on his plants. Sheriff Thomas Kerss said 20 plants were confiscated, some as tall as six feet.

Their value is estimated at around $10,000. Powell was charged with felony possession of marijuana.

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