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Roanoke Rapids man arrested in pot bust

Posted January 11, 2011 12:19 p.m. EST
Updated January 11, 2011 12:48 p.m. EST

— Roanoke Rapids police arrested a man Sunday and charged him in connection with a marijuana-growing operation in his house.

Police say Kristopher Wayne Patterson, 27, had 11 plants, each valued at $10,000, growing inside his home at 806 Carolina St.

Patterson faces one count each of possession with the intent to sell and deliver marijuana, manufacturing marijuana, possession of marijuana and maintaining a dwelling and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was in jail Monday under a $10,000 bond.