NewsLocal NewsBrown County

Actions

Brown County drug bust nets $6,500 worth of marijuana, three firearms

WCPO-Default-Image_1280x720.png
Posted at 5:20 PM, Aug 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-14 19:19:58-04

GEORGETOWN, Ohio — Several law enforcement agencies were involved in busting a marijuana grow operation in the 9800 block of West Fork Road in Georgetown, Ohio on Thursday.

Authorities recovered approximately $6,500 worth of marijuana and three firearms.

Jacob and Elliot Smith, both of whom have criminal histories of violent criminal offenses, along with several juveniles were found on the property.

Both men are currently incarcerated in the Brown County Jail and were charged with having weapons under disability and endangering children.

Charges for growing and trafficking of marijuana including firearm and child specifications are still pending.

Anyone who has any information on the case is asked to contact Brown County Drug and Major Crimes Task Force at (937) 378-2573.