Fleetwood Man Arrested For Growing Marijuana (2018-09-28 15:22:05)

A man from Fleetwood was arrested on September 21st for growing marijuana inside of his home.

The Ashe Post and Times reports deputies went to the home of John Allen Heaton to serve outstanding Warrants for Arrest. As deputies approached the residence, they could smell marijuana.

According to the report, narcotics detectives were called to the scene and located a marijuana operation in the basement of the home.

Detectives seized about five pounds of marijuana in multiple packaged bags, as well as several marijuana plants and indoor grow equipment.

Heaton was charged with manufacture of marijuana, possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, maintaining a dwelling place for controlled substance, two counts of felony possession of marijuana and possession with intent to sell and deliver a schedule IV drug.

He remains in custody under a $65,000 secured bond.