Man arrested for growing marijuana

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By Goose Lindsay

Twenty-seven marijuana plants and a stolen ATV were discovered recently when the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) executed an arrest warrant at 145 James Beasley Road in Lancing.

Oral Dean Beasley, 52, of Lancing, and Franklin Williams, 36, of Deer Lodge, were arrested when officers executed the warrant on May 21.

According to an MCSO incident report, when officers knocked on the door, Williams allegedly ran out the door and threw a hypodermic needle on the ground in an attempt to elude officers. He was taken into custody for an outstanding arrest warrant.

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