WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — New Hanover County Sheriff’s deputies find a major marijuana operation and arrest one.
Deputies executed search warrants at two separate homes and found more than 220 marijuana plants worth $200,000. Police say most of the plants seized were mature plants ready to be harvested.
Police arrested 48-year-old Brian Barlow. A second suspect involved in the grow operation is expected to be charged in the near future.