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July 23, 2014
Man arrested for growing pot
Courtesy The Herald Leader
On July 17, the South Central Drug Task Force, along with the Irwin County Sheriff’s Office and the drug unit of the Ben Hill County Sheriff’s Offices, arrested a man on charges of manufacturing marijuana.

Glenn Eugene Colson, 59, of 1067 Osierfield Dr., Ocilla, was also charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. Investigators of the law enforcement agencies conducted a
search of Colson’s home and located several marijuana plants, along with packaged marijuana. Also located at the residence were several firearms. Sheriff Donnie Youghn, Sheriff Bobby McLemore, and SCDTF Commander Wesley Scarbary commend all the officers involved in the case.

Anyone who has information on drug activities in the community should call the SCDTF at 468-8449 or the Ben Hill County Sheriff’s Office at 426-5161.