PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Deputies with the Pender County and New Hanover County Sheriff's Offices have seized 155 marijuana plants from a home being used to grow pot.
According to Captain Jamie Ezzell, Thomas Kennard Moore Jr. had converted several rooms of a residence on Wyndham Way in the Scotts Hill community into "marijuana grow rooms."
Investigators seized the marijuana and arrested Moore Monday.
Moore was charged with:
- trafficking marijuana
- felony possession of marijuana
- maintaining a dwelling for storage and selling of controlled substances
Moore is being held in the Pender County Jail in lieu of a $50,000 secured bond.