Sheriff Tim W. Guider

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Lenoir City, TN 37771

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Marijuana Grow Operation

Sheriff Tim Guider announced that on Friday, August 10, 2012 the Loudon County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit concluded a two month long investigation of Bradley Scott Heater. On Friday, investigators went to the home of Heater at 21603 Vonore Rd, Loudon, TN to arrest him for allegedly selling marijuana to undercover sources. While at the home, investigators discovered marijuana and drug paraphernalia in plain sight. Sheriff Guider reported that the investigators obtained a search warrant for the property and served it that morning. During a search of the property, investigators found approximately 70 marijuana plants in the overgrown back yard of the residence. Additionally, they found equipment in the house for growing marijuana indoors, said Sheriff Guider. Approximately three and one half pounds of marijuana was also discovered in the house. Heater was allegedly in possession of a shotgun, also. Investigators collected the plants and all the other evidence from the property and arrested Heater.

Bradley Scott Heater was charged with Manufacturing Marijuana, Felony Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana for Resale, Maintaining a dwelling for unlawful activity, and two counts of unlawful Possession of a Firearm. He is in the Loudon County Jail under a $63,000 bond, Guider advised.

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Approximately 70 Marijuana Plants

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Ziploc bags of Marijuana

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Bradley Scott Heater - Age 44

Released: Monday - August 13, 2012

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