Volume 53, Number 38

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, September 22, 2016

Grow house found

Grow house foundAfter a routine probation search, deputies found a grow house at a Roughshod Hollow residence. According to the report, on April 26th, Pickett County Deputies assisted Tennessee State Board of Parole Probation Officer Erin Bullard to conduct a probation search.

After receiving consent to search, a marijuana grow room was found in the basement.

Rick Kunkel, 50, is charged with Possession of Schedule VI (marijuana) with Intent to Manufacture and Resale.

Molly Plank, 36, of Byrdstown was also charged with Possession of Schedule VI with Intent to Manufacture and Resale.

Pickett County Deputies Malcolm Johnson, Jerry Governale, Chief Deputy Steve Wilber and Sheriff Dana Dowdy investigated the incident.

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