385 Marijuana plants seized in Horry County
Fri, 18 Nov 2011 21:12:46 GMT —
Horry County Police received an anonymous tip that led to the seizure of 385 marijuana plants in Horry County.
The tip led police to three houses they say they've linked to Ashley King, Johnathan King, and Jason King.
When they got to the first home, in Conway, police smelled a strong odor of pot and got a search warrant and then seized the plants and paraphernalia inside.
At the other two houses, one in Conway and one in Longs, police used a K-9 to sniff the smell of pot and got search warrants for those homes. There they seized plants and paraphernalia.
Police said the three suspects were running a major growing operations out of the three homes.
They say Ashley and Jonathan had a two and a four year old living with them in one of the houses. They're charged with unlawful neglect of a child and trafficking marijuana.
Jason King is charged with trafficking marijuana.