KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Knox County Sheriff's Office is announcing that two more marijuana grow operations were busted Tuesday.
Deputies arrested Christopher Eugene Fuller, 43 at his home at 1516 Arrow Wood Road. Once inside the home, officers found around 160 marijuana plants.
They were led to a second home of Fuller’s, located at 4905 Kingman Drive in North Knoxville. That's where they found grow equipment, guns, ammo, cash, and mushrooms and marijuana.
Deputies were led to a third home of Fuller’s, located at 2911 Maxwell Street in North Knoxville. Inside that home, they found grow equipment and grow cabinets in the basement. They also found 18 marijuana plants that had been moved to another location.
Officers arrested David Christopher Holloway, 45, who lives at the Maxwell Street home, for tampering with evidence in the case against Fuller.
Fuller is charged with cultivation of a schedule VI narcotic, simple possession, and possession of a firearm during commission of felony.
Holloway has a criminal history in Knox County that includes violation of privacy expectation.
Fuller has a criminal history in Knox County that includes reckless driving and burglary.
The bust was the result of a month-long investigation conducted by the KCSO Narcotics Unit.