Marijuana Grow Operation Found in Millington

MILLINGTON, Tenn. -- Deputies in Tipton County say a tip led to the seizure of a marijuana grow operation and the arrest of a man on drug and weapon charges.

Investigators say as soon as they got to Russell Oddell II's home in Millington on Wednesday night, they could smell marijuana.

Deputies say a "grow tent" was found in the bedroom of the home. Four marijuana plants, which were about four-feet tall, were inside.

Three guns were also recovered. Oddell, 37, faces the charges of Manufacturing of Schedule IV Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, and two counts of Possession of a Firearm during a Dangerous Felony.

Oddell is now free on $5,000 bond.


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