Suspected marijuana business found in Garland County, man arrested

James Ledbetter faces multiple marijuana charges. (Photo courtesy of Garland County Jail)

Garland County deputies arrested a 54-year-old man after finding a marijuana grow and processing facility at a residence at 257 Arkridge Road.

Authorities first arrested James Ledbetter on a warrant for three -degree domestic battery while he was at a local business.

After searching the suspect's property, Garland County Special Operation Division, along with CID investigators and patrol division found a total of 11.75 pounds of suspected marijuana and 10 guns.

According to Garland County Sheriff's Office, Ledbetter was charged with manufacturing a controlled substance, possession of a controlled with purpose to deliver and simultaneous possession of drugs and guns.

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