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BIG STONE GAP MARIJUANA GROWING OPERATION BUSTED

Big Stone Gap Authorities Say Charges Are Pending Against A Suspect Following An Investigation Into An Indoor Marijuana Grow Operation. Wise County Sheriff Ronnie Oakes Said The Location Of The Illegal Activity Was Found After The Arrest Of 34 Year Old Elizabeth Sharrett. She Was Wanted For Unrelated Charges And Taken Into Custody Outside Of Comfort Inn. Information From That Case Lead Officers To The Home Of 37 Year Old Bryan Griffith On Sedgefield Road. Deputies Reportedly Seized Four Pot Plants, Processed Marijuana, And Equipment Used In The Operation. Sharrett Is Being Held Without Bond In The Southwest Virginia Regional Jail In Duffield.