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.