Moonshine distillery, marijuana grow found in Nash County home


ELM CITY, N.C. (WNCT) – The Nash County Sheriff’s Office makes two arrests after deputies said the pair grew marijuana and distilled moonshine inside a home.

Deputies discovered the operation on October 9.

The sheriff’s office says it received reports that someone was selling drugs out of a home on the 7000 block of Riverpoint Road in Elm City. While investigating, deputies noticed the smell of marijuana. After receiving consent from the homeowner, deputies discovered a small amount of marijuana. The sheriff’s office then obtained a search warrant.

During a search of the home, deputies located an indoor marijuana plant growing setup. Deputies also discovered a homemade moonshine distillery and several weapons.

As a result of the investigation, the Nash County Sheriff’s Office charged Anthony and Terry King with multiple felonies.

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