Suspected marijuana business found in Garland County, man arrested
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KATV) —
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.