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35 marijuana plants seized from Scotland County home

Michael Raymond Desmond Jr. (Source: Scotland County Sheriff's Office) Michael Raymond Desmond Jr. (Source: Scotland County Sheriff's Office)

SCOTLAND COUNTY, NC (WMBF) – A man was arrested and charged in Scotland County after the sheriff’s office found 35 marijuana plants at his residence last Friday.

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On August 19, the Criminal Investigation Division of the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office arrested 30-year-old Michael Raymond Desmond Jr., of Arch McLean Road, in Scotland County, near Laurinburg, according to a Facebook post from the office.

A search warrant was executed at Desmond’s residence, and 35 marijuana plants were seized, along with other items, the release states.

Desmond was charged with manufacturing marijuana, possessing marijuana paraphernalia, and a simple possession of a schedule VI controlled substance, according to officials. Desmond was arrested and placed in the Scotland County Detention Center under a $16,000 secured bond.

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