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Man arrested after marijuana growing operation discovered

Posted Saturday, January 15, 2005

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Deputies from the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office attempted to serve a warrant on a subject in Northern Chatham County and in the process, discovered a small indoor marijuana growing operation. Deputies arrived at 136 Fallen Oak Lane, Chapel Hill to serve an Order for Arrest on Jonathon Dirck Martin for failing to appear in court for a traffic violation. When officers entered the home, they discovered Heroin residue and paraphernalia, marijuana growing equipment and chopped marijuana plants.

Martin was taken into custody without incident and all evidence was seized. He was charged with Felony Possession of Heroin, Felony Manufacturing Marijuana, Felony Possession of Marijuana, Felony Maintaining a Dwelling for Controlled Substances and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The amount of marijuana seized was the equivalent of 3 to 5 small plants.

Martin was jailed under a $2,500.00 secured bond. His court date is January 18.

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