Police Make Large Marijuana Bust At Southern Kentucky Home

Police in southern Kentucky made quite a marijuana bust at a home in Rockcastle County Monday night.

Police responded to Purr Rigsby Road in Brodhead after receiving a tip.

Inside the home, police say they found 52 marijuana plants, four rifles, three shotguns and one semi-automatic pistol.

Sheriff's deputies arrested seven people at the home.

Two of them, Everett Owens, 38, and Brian Owens, 18, face drug charges.

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  • by JAMIE Location: LMAO on Jan 11, 2008 at 05:20 PM
  • by ~G Location: Rockcastle Co on Jan 11, 2008 at 07:21 AM
    What the news didn't tell you was that most of the kids at this bust were only busted because they were there. They weren't high and didn't have possession of anything! They were only there to visit their friend and hadn't been there 5 minutes when the cops showed up. The media also didn't tell you that the REASON they took everyone to jail is because it is more publicity for law enforcement. I know this because I heard the officers arguing over who's name got to be first in the papter and who got credit for the bust. I know the kids involved and they are good kids! Just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. The REAL news should be who DIDN'T get arrested... like the Teacher's kids, or principal's kids, or the bankers' kids or the businessman's kids who all do pills and coke and never get caught or if they DO get caught, nothing is EVER put in the paper or on the local news. Ever think about that?
  • by in the county Location: Rockcastle on Jan 11, 2008 at 05:50 AM
    I am proud of our law enforcement. Narcs...good job.To all you that think this was "petty". 90% of the people strung out on meth and pills all start out smoking POT.If you are mad or upset because you smoke the stuff...GO TO REHAB.These cops are fine people I know each one and have the utmost respect for them.I myself have scrips for pain meds but I do not abuse them. Thats a choice. So leave the Doctors alone. They are just trying to help their patients.It is not their faults that people are addicted to drugs...It is their choice.To the family remark to let them out. They committed a crime and if the person making the comment to let them out was living in the house...They should be locked up as well. Then fined and made to work as restitution for their acts. They should not be kept in jail for free housing but made to work in the community to pay their debt for their actions!!!
  • by Ray Location: Lex on Jan 11, 2008 at 03:49 AM
    If Dolly Parton stuffed some pot down her bra and the police arrested her, would that be considered a huge marijuana bust? LOL!
  • by Bill on Jan 10, 2008 at 06:42 PM
    Do you know the only reason pot is ilegal? Because fellow named Hurst thought he was going to loose a fortune. Because 1 acre of pot will produce more paper fiber then 4 acres of trees.Read your history.Now they send people to jail for it.those that are agianist it don't have any idea what they are talking about. Its harmless and non addictive.
  • by John Location: common sense ville on Jan 10, 2008 at 03:18 PM
    Legalize it,let the Government make money and get the drug dealers off the streets. Good thang they missed the still behind the house.
  • by Fred Location: Lexington on Jan 10, 2008 at 02:01 PM
    Marijauna is bad...mmmkay?
  • by johnny Location: ky on Jan 10, 2008 at 04:58 AM
    sounds like a lot of pot smokers on here today.it wasent a big bust but it sure has made a lot of you mad must have ben your supliers.i am sure just a few miles down the road you can find another dealer.so ther is nothen to worry about the police officers cant get them all.
  • by Molly Location: Richmond on Jan 9, 2008 at 10:02 PM
    Well....I guess that some of you would say that they got what they deserved...it's not like he murdered someone, you people need to grow a heart. That guy is someones son, and someones daddy, and brother.....even if he did something wrong...back off!!!
  • by concerned Location: rockcastle on Jan 9, 2008 at 05:57 PM
    To the doctor.. if it was just used to help cancer patients that would be just great..you have done so much research why don't you figure it all out and tell the rest of us how to keep it JUST FOR THE CANCER PATIENTS???


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