FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - Lance Eric Miles, 36, of Timmonsville was arrested by Narcotics Investigators with the Florence County Sheriff's Office and charged with manufacturing marijuana.
According to Sheriff Kenney Boone, this arrest comes at the end of a two-month investigation. The specially trained investigators discovered a "sizeable marijuana grow operation" at Miles' home in Timmonsville.
They seized approximately 177 marijuana plants and "sophisticated hydroponic growing system including lights and ventilation," the sheriff said on his Facebook page.
Investigators estimate the street value of the marijuana at approximately $442,000.
The investigation into this matter is ongoing and additional charges and arrests are possible.