Crime briefs Dec. 4
A Linwood man faces charges connected to a marijuana growing operation at 478 /Tater Bug Drive.
According to the Davidson County Sheriff's Office, Scottie Dale Marble, 38, of the same address, was charged with trafficking opium, manufacturing marijuana, maintaining a dwelling to store a controlled substance, possession with the intent to sell and deliver marijuana, manufacturing non tax paid alcohol, possession of non tax paid alcohol, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Deputies filed the charges Nov. 28 after the execution of a search warrant. The growing operation had approximately six plants, four feet in height. Deputies also found a moonshine still with approximately a half gallon of non-tax paid alcohol, 12 hydrocodone pills, four ounces of marijuana and numerous items of drug paraphernalia.
The still was capable of producing approximately three gallons.
Marble was issued a $50,000 secured bond with a court date of Jan. 29.
An East Davidson High School student faces possession charges.
According to a press release from the Davidson County Sheriff's Office, Mikaylyn Rhodes, 17, of 10 Eagle Drive, Thomasville, was issued a citation by the school resource officer on Nov. 27 on a charge of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. The charge was made after the officer saw Rhodes sitting in a vehicle in the parking lot during class time.
The officer alleged that Rhodes was in possession of less than a half ounce. Rhodes has a court date of Dec. 11.
After a random search in the parking lot of South Davidson HIgh school on Nov. 27, the school resource officer charged Daniel Lee Cook, 17, of 379 Ross Lee Road, Denton, with simple possession.
Marijuan was found between the center console and the driver's seat by K-9 Halley. Cook was issued a citation and has a court date of Jan. 10.