State Police said in 2011 it was likely The biggest pot bust in Calhoun history, large cultivated patches growing in the Little Creek area a few miles from Creston, police said the crop was worth over $2.6 million.|
Police netted an estimated 1,600 plants following surveillance of the area, making two arrests related to the grow operation.
The case was turned over to federal authorities.
Now, the case is back in Calhoun Circuit Court, in the hands of Calhoun prosecutor Shannon Johnson.
Douglas Cecil Lynch, 38, of Creston and Nicholas W. Davis, 49, of Big Bend, were charged with manufacturing a controlled substance and conspiring to manufacture a controlled substance.
Both Lynch and Davis are scheduled for a pre-trial hearings today before Judge Thomas Evans III.
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STATE POLICE DISCOVER MORE POT PATCHES - Areas Near 1,300 Plant Eradication Tuesday