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Deputies seize 60 marijuana plants from Littleton home

Posted July 30, 2013

— A Littleton man is facing drug charges after sheriff’s deputies said they seized more than 60 marijuana plants from his home.

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that deputies went to a home on Airlie Road to investigate a drug complaint. They returned later with a search warrant and seized the plants, smoking pipes, marijuana seeds and rolling papers.

Rueman Mondell Newman, 63, was charged with manufacture marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released from the Halifax County Detention Center on a $20,000 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in court Aug. 28.


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  • technetium9 Jul 30, 2013

    what a shame home "gardens" actually reduce crime

  • Scubagirl Jul 30, 2013

    What a colossal waste of time and money. Have they NOT figured out since 1937 that pot is NOT going away, legalize it for cryin' out loud, tax it and move on to something else....

  • Rebelyell55 Jul 30, 2013

    Meanwhile, the board's kids, along with a few of those fine officers, was over at the locate crack house picking up some rocks. They (local LEO) know where these places are, but them folk have guns and don't play. While an older gentlemen, well, ya know how it goes.

  • trianglerelic Jul 30, 2013

    60 Plants! Wow! That's amazing, I barely have space for my Ficus..

  • disgusted2010 Jul 30, 2013

    What a waste of taxpayers money. GravyPig

    What a waste of oxygen.

  • GravyPig Jul 30, 2013

    What a waste of taxpayers money.

  • not Jul 30, 2013

    Revenuers are a-hurtin' nowadays too. Gub'mint needs a cut.

  • dontstopnow Jul 30, 2013

    Willie Nelson would be proud. :)

  • Brian Jenkins Jul 30, 2013

    Another gardener down. Oh well off to the liquor store.