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Authorities seize 54 marijuana plants from Moore County home

Posted October 2, 2014 9:25 a.m. EDT

Jonathan Lee Brewer

— Moore County authorities on Wednesday seized more than 50 marijuana plants worth $104,000 from the back yard of a home in Carthage.

According to investigators, Jonathan Lee Brewer, of 269 Deese Road, also had 480 grams of processed marijuana inside his home.

Brewer was charged with trafficking marijuana, felony manufacturing of marijuana, felony possession with intent to sell, deliver or manufacture marijuana, felony possession of marijuana and felony maintaining a place to keep controlled substances.

Brewer was being held in the Moore County jail Thursday under a $75,000 secured bond.