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A man accused of selling marijuana to United States Marines stationed at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina faced a judge Monday.
According to officials, the Jackson Narcotics Enforcement Team was contacted by North Carolina's Naval Criminal Investigative Services saying someone had been caught selling pot.
"They had arrested a marine that had come up to Michigan roughly three times a month for about a year and a half, picking up upwards of three pounds of marijuana each time, taking it back down to North Carolina and selling it down there," Lt. Dave Cook with JNET.
After receiving six search warrants on Friday and Saturday for a vacant home on Root Station Road, officials found 311 marijuana plants worth around $1 million, an in-door grow operation and some guns. They say it's one of the most sophisticated grow operations they've ever seen.
"We're guessing around $50-60,000, just in growing equipment, and rooms and materials, blowers, fans, air conditioning units, de-humidifiers and everything that goes with it. It was set up in what we call a hydroponics grow where the plants are grown in water rather than dirt, which supposedly yields a better potency in the bud part of the plant," said Lt. Cook.
Teams also searched two other homes in the Jackson area, as well as in Kalamazoo and St Joseph County. Eventually J-NET found and arrested the man they think is behind all this, Dustin Kauffman, who has faced drug charges before.
Kauffman was charged with one count of delivery/manufacturing more than 45 kilograms of marijuana/more than 200 marijuana plants and one count of felony firearms.
The suspect's bond was set at $100,000.
Governor Rick Snyder announced a $6.4 million anti-drug grant Monday to strengthen anti-drug efforts. It will go toward enforcement, prevention and treatment programs across the state.
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