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BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A Calabash couple is in jail charged with running a marijuana growing operation in their home.

Brunswick County Sheriff’s narcotics agents arrested Lee David Foster, 40, and Melissa Marie Foster, 37, for maintaining a dwelling to keep and sell a controlled substance and other drug crimes.

Investigators say the couple ran the operation from their house at at 1088 Clubview Lane in Calabash.

Deputies seized 38 marijuana plants ranging in size from approximately two inches to more than two feet in height. They also seized various drug paraphernalia and equipment used to plant, grow and manufacture marijuana, including lights and irrigation equipment.

The Fosters are in jail each under $10,000 secured bond.

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  • Guest6969696969

    PLEASE get yourself into Raliegh to the North Carolina legislature, On Feb 12th, to put these “Bills” onto the Calender… HB 577 and/or HB 344, It’s way past time to “De-criminalize” and allow “SAFE access”, (for people over 21), taking the TAX Monies from the “Cartel’s”, Tax it like Beer & Liquor, Giving Monies to NC’s General fund for education, treatment et al..INSTEAD of Putting people in PRISON, costing taxpayers Monies, While destroying peoples lives with outdated/backwards Law(s). Read the Bill’s here at link- HB 344 http://www.ncleg.net/Sessions​/2011/Bills/House/PDF/H324v0.​pdf HB 577 here–> http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/S​essions/2011/Bills/House/HTML​/H577v1.html

    Day & time, Place…
    Legislative Day Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013 AT 9am Raleigh Legislative Auditorium, 16 WEST Jones Street, Raleigh,NC, VISIT NCCPN.org for more Information, or Normal, (your Local chapter)…

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    If YOU cannot be there at LEAST sign the Petition? Link here–> http://signon.org/sign/legali​ze-medical-cannabis?source=c.​em.mt& ;r_by=1530696

  • Guest2020

    Legalization of one mind-altering drug (alcohol) puts enough danger on the roads. Let’s not add to the problem by legalizing more drugs.

  • Guest327

    I agree with you 100%. However, NC will be the 50th state to legalize 420 and will do so kicking and screaming like a baby. Way too much money would be lost in fines, court costs, lawyer fees, and confiscated property. But, it will remain perfectly legal to destroy yourself with alcohol and tobacco. NC is still in the 17th century with little hope of moving forward any time soon.


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