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Knott County man arrested for marijuana cultivation

KNOTT COUNTY, Ky. A Knott County man is arrested after an anonymous tip phoned in to Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard.

Officials say they arrested Casey Barnett, 34, a little after 3:30 pm Saturday in the Lotts Creek Community of Knott County.

Troopers tell us they found 18 marijuana plants in plain view around Barnett's house.

Barnett is in Kentucky River Regional and is charged with cultivation of marijuana five plants or more.


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