On June 24, 2014 Inv. John Nichols received information that Lucas May was growing and selling marijuana at his residence, at #40 Quail Run lane in Bigelow Arkansas.
On June 26, 2014 Sheriff Scott Montgomery and Inv. John Nichols met with the informant, who went into more detail about the plants and their whereabouts. The informant said they had seen the plants and went to the location this same morning and confirmed that they were still there.
Inv. John Nichols, Inv. Terry Payne, Sgt. Bill Finley, Deputy Will Doughty and Cpl. Robbie Stout of the Arkansas Game and Fish executed a search warrant on the residence and property. Deputies conducted a search of the residence while Inv. Nichols and Cpl. Stout searched the property.
Inv. Nichols and Cpl. Stout drove to the back side of the May Property and came in through the woods from the power line to a spot that had been marked by a ribbon. They walked in about 25 yards on a well-worn path and came to the place described by the informant. In this location there was 20 marijuana plants, each approximately 7 ft. tall. These plants at maturity could yield $1000.00 dollars’ worth of marijuana each; making the total value at approximately $20,000.00. Inv. Nichols and Cpl. Stout Pulled the plants up from the roots and confiscated them. During questioning Lucas May admitted the plants where his and that no other residents in the house had anything to do with growing the plants.
Lucas May, 40 years old of #40 Quail Run, Bigelow, AR was taken to the Perry County Jail and charged with Manufacturing of schedule 6 (Marijuana) class C felony and possession of drug paraphernalia a class D felony and class A mis.
|| Mr. May Marijuana plants seized; Inv. Payne & Sgt. Finley with seized plants