SNEEDVILLE (WATE) – A Hancock County man has been indicted after a marijuana grow operation was found in his home.
Richard Henry Debski, 70, is charged with manufacture of Schedule VI, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon and prohibited weapons. He is being held on $10,000 bond.
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Drug Investigation Division, the Governor’s Task Force on Marijuana Eradication and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office began investigating in June 2016 reports of a marijuana grow operation at a home on Hickory Lane in Sneedville.
Agents determined Debski was the one growing the marijuana. He was also found in possession of a number of weapons, including firearms.