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Indoor marijuana operation busted
In Aug. 1 Issue
By Greg Wells
RCN Managing Editor

Russell County Sheriff Larry Bennett said a Wednesday evening search warrant yielded more than 26 marijuana plants in an indoor-grow project.

The Sheriff said Anthony Gosser, 52, was arrested at his residence on Hwy-1729.

According to the arrest report Gosser was booked on a felony charge of marijuana cultivation, as well as other drug related charges.

Bennett said the man had an elaborate system not only for providing artificial sunlight to the plants, but a special air purification system for scrubbing the “pot smell” from the home.

He said the man produced a prescription for medical marijuana that had been written in Colorado, and was invalid here.

Bennett said he and Deputies Clete McAninch, Carey York and Jeremy England were at the home serving a search warrant, after a tip about the drugs.

McAninch was sending the marijuana to a state lab for testing and was also sending out a quantity of what he’d said Gosser stated were hallucinogenic mushrooms.

McAninch said he along with Deputies Lee Smith searched, with his permission, the home of Charles Lowe, 36, of Geneva Drive in Russell Springs and discovered what he called a “brick” of marijuana.

That, along with more marijuana discovered at the scene and prescription drugs as well as a firearm and other paraphernalia led to Lowe’s arrest.

McAninch said their office had a good month for drug interdiction, and Bennett added that that was possible because of tips from concerned citizens.

He said anyone with any information about any crime can call their office any time at 270-343-2191.

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