Indiana State Troopers arrested a Ramsey man Saturday morning for growing pot at his home in Harrison County.
Wade Gilbert Brown, 55, 1525 Crosby Road NW in Ramsey, was arrested when he arrived home. Officers had initiated a search warrant and were already at the home when Brown arrived. He was taken into custody and charged with Cultivating Marijuana, a Class D Felony; Possession of Marijuana over 30 grams; a D Felony and Maintaining a Common Nuisance, a D Felony.
Information was gained by troopers earlier in the morning of an alleged Indoor Marijuana Grow at the the residence and the adjoining garage on the property.
At approximately 6:15 am Saturday morning, troopers from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg along with deputies from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant at 1525 Crosby Road NW in Ramsey.
During the search officers located items such as, duct work, insulation, plywood boards, grow lights, potting soil, plant trays, ballasts, scales, Marijuana books and wiring. A hidden room inside the garage was also located with live/growing marijuana plants.
He was incarcerated at the Harrison County Jail awaiting his first court appearance. This investigation is continuing. The Harrison County Prosecutor’s Office assisted in this investigation.