Hydroponic pot growing operation broken up

By: Nick Bona Email
By: Nick Bona Email

MONROE COUNTY (WVLT) – On Friday, agents raided a Madisonville man’s home that they say was used as part of a marijuana growing and distribution operation.

Investigators say Christ Didymus Thomas was a subject in a long running undercover operation to break up drug rings in the county. Inside his home, they found two pounds of marijuana, a hydroponic growing operation, four guns and $30,000 in cash.

Thomas remained in jail on Saturday.

He has been charged with the sale and delivery of marijuana, possession of marijuana for resale, manufacturing a marijuana narcotic, and possession of a fire arm during the commission of a drug felony.


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  • by PEPPER Location: KNOXVILLE on Feb 27, 2008 at 06:13 AM
    LEGALIZE IT!
  • by Anonymous on Feb 25, 2008 at 02:47 PM
    waste of tax payers money. legalize mary jane just like tabacco
  • by Contreaul Location: Thisistan on Feb 25, 2008 at 02:30 PM
    I do believe this turns the corner in the drug war.
  • by Bobby Location: Knoxville on Feb 25, 2008 at 12:04 AM
    This is illegal?
  • by WOW Location: TN on Feb 24, 2008 at 04:25 PM
    Seems like this is always going on some where
  • by evelina Location: home on Feb 24, 2008 at 03:47 PM
    one down ten million to go
  • by whats in a name on Feb 24, 2008 at 07:22 AM
    christ!

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