Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Marijuana Related Charges

{Pikeville, Kentucky}...Last Thursday, police cited 33 year old Gregory L. Byrd after aerial surveillance spotted marijuana growing at his residence at Little Robinson Creek. Police say Byrd admitted to cultivating the four plants. An arraignment is set for August 15th. Sunday, KSP Trooper Craig Hulsey was dispatched to Lookout to meet with Trooper Jamie Rose who said he had observed 40 year old Jason O. Bentley of Hellier driving an ATV to the location where Trooper Rose was and then leaving with area with what appeared to be two marijuana plants. Rose says he had to use force to arrest Bentley. Bentley pleaded guilty Monday before Pike District Judge Kelsey E. Friend Jr., who ordered Bentley to serve 30 days in jail, probated for one year, and to pay $450 in fines and court costs.