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Authorities Break Up Drug Operation In Wilson County

Posted February 4, 2004 4:27 a.m. EST

— Investigators in Wilson County busted an illegal drug operation inside a mobile home on Ernest Road.

Authorities found a high-tech setup at the mobile home. A lighting system was set up to simulate the sun. Authorities also found water sources and fans to circulate the air.

Along with 35 plants, marijuana that was dried and packaged for use or sale was also discovered.

Rodney Hilliard was arrested and placed in jail under $100,000 bond.