A Hockley County man was arrested Tuesday after sheriff's deputies found an underground marijuana growing operation concealed under a barn.
Authorities confiscated "25 growing plants, several pounds of hydroponic marijuana, what appeared to be processed marijuana oil extraction, powdered marijuana and hashish."
The Hockley County Sheriff's Office says, "The growing operation was located in a hollowed out space concealed beneath a wooden floor in a barn structure. The room was approximately 8' x 40' x 7' with irrigation and electrical systems installed to facilitate chemical infusion through irrigation."
David Creasy, 63, was charged with Possession of Marijuana over 4 oz./ less than 5 lbs. in Lubbock County. Bond was set at $5,000. The sheriff's office says there are additional drug-related charges pending in Hockley County.
Deputies also seized a gun safe containing numerous weapons, including rifles, shotguns, and pistols.
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