Crime & Safety
Marijuana grow operation busted in Burke County
GIRARD, Ga. – The Burke County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit confirms they and the Georgia Governor’s Drug Task Force located and stopped a marijuana grow operation in Girard.
They say they located the operation on May 13 around 1:30 p.m. in a wooded area on the 700 block of Thankful Church Road.
During their investigation, investigators seized 112 marijuana plants.
63-year-old Willie Edward Turner was taken into custody and charged with Manufacturing Marijuana. He is currently at the Burke County Detention Center.