2 Perryville residents arrested after indoor pot growing operation found | Crime
PERRYVILLE, MO (KFVS) - Two Perryville residents were arrested after sheriff's deputies find a large, indoor marijuana growing operation.
Jason Bartlett, 26, was charged with manufacturing marijuana in residence with child present, distribution of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a firearm (as a convicted felon), unlawful possession of an illegal weapon (switchblade) and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.
Michaela Kueker, 24, was charged with manuafacturing marijuana in residence with a child present, distribution of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of an illegal weapon (switchblade) and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.
On Monday, April 8 two Perry County deputies arrived at a home on Park Avenue to arrest Bartlett on an outstanding warrant for burglary and stealing.
Deputies say after making contact with Bartlett, they found an indoor marijuana growing operation. They obtained a search warrant and found 96 marijuana plants in various stages of growth, over 1/4 pound of processed marijuana, prescription drugs, various equipment associated with indoor growing operations such as grow lights, watering equipment, ventilation equipment, plant starter, etc. and a number of firearms which are illegal for a convicted felon to have.
Bartlett and Kueker were taken to the Perry County Jail, where they are being held on $10,000 cash bond.
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