Man arrested for marijuana

FREEBURN, Ky. (WYMT) - One pike county man is behind bars for marijuana charges.

Police say 48-year-old Lawrence New was walking down a road in Freeburn with a 4-foot marijuana plant in his hand.

An officer on patrol was driving down the road and saw new carrying the plant.

New was charged with cultivating marijuana.

He also faces a charge of fleeing and evading police in connection to the arrest.

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