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Clayton Police: Couple converted home to grow marijuana

Posted October 11, 2013

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— Clayton police said Friday that tips from residents led to the arrest of a couple accused of running a large marijuana growing operation in their home.

Nathan Jared Sims, 42, and Victoria Kay Ely, 31, are both charged with manufacturing marijuana, maintaining a dwelling for the purpose of manufacturing marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. They were each held on a $31,000 bond.

Clayton police said they obtained search warrants for the couple’s home at 75 Herndon Court after receiving numerous tips from residents about drug activity there. Police said they seized 60 plants from two rooms that had been converted into “grow rooms” in the home. The plants ranged from small buds to mature plants.

Drug paraphernalia and growing equipment were also seized.
 

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  • Aaaarrrggghhh Oct 16, 2013

    I wonder if the grown equipment will be for sale at the Raleigh state auction...

  • lovinOBX Oct 15, 2013

    Legalize a drug that makes people happy. So many drugs cause people to want to hurt each other. Let's get one legalized that makes us love one another again.....Peace...man...

  • puzzled Oct 15, 2013

    Yes, actually, it does eliminate cancer cells from the body. Do some research, I did. Ever heard of the endocannabinoid system? 94% of US Med schools don't even teach it. Yet, it is likely to be the breakthrough moment in human history. This is bigger than most minds can comprehend, as is obvious by the limited understanding and education. Dave

    My goodness Dave! I'll bet Duke Medical Center would just love to know that obviously a favorite drug of yours can cure cancer. I have a friend who has cancer. I will advise her to see Dr. Dave's miracle cure.

  • Dave Oct 14, 2013

    Yes, actually, it does eliminate cancer cells from the body. Do some research, I did. Ever heard of the endocannabinoid system? 94% of US Med schools don't even teach it. Yet, it is likely to be the breakthrough moment in human history. This is bigger than most minds can comprehend, as is obvious by the limited understanding and education.

  • dontstopnow Oct 11, 2013

    Cannabis cures cancer. Dave

    Actually Dave, Cannabis is not a cure for cancer but it does help someone with cancer deal with the condition when the pain is so severe and the patient cannot keep food down, which causes a dehydration and severe weight loss.

    I personally think this herb should be legal and we should stop putting people in jail for having it. It makes no sense to outlaw a plant that grows from a seed and has no harmful additives. Of course I know there are a lot that think otherwise and that is fine too.

  • clickhere Oct 11, 2013

    waste of taxpayer $ to go after marijuana, no worse that alcohol, and maybe better.

  • Scubagirl Oct 11, 2013

    "But how many substances do you want legalized that will kill, maim, and destroy people. "

    just pot and it doesn't do those things. Alcohol does tho' doesn't it and it's legal AND addicting (pot isn't).....go figure

  • mfarmer1 Oct 11, 2013

    since we are not fowling the laws now days in the civil disobedience case, let this couple go. drug enforcement don't work anyway.

  • Dave Oct 11, 2013

    Cannabis cures cancer. Google it.

  • Scubagirl Oct 11, 2013

    couldn't agree more Frizz & 20K; it's obvious to everyone that the war on drugs (pot anyway) IS NOT WORKING!!!

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