Illegal Alien Caught With Marijuana Grow

WCTI News 12

SNOW HILL, NC – A Greene County man was arrested for growing marijuana.

Alejandro Mondragon Olivares, 30, was arrested on Wednesday after the Greene County Sheriff’s Department received an anonymous call about the marijuana being grown in a location on Gray Turnage Road.

In a press release, Sheriff Lemmie Smith reported after the call was received, Narcotics Detectives were sent to the area and discovered the plants behind a residence.

Olivares was arrested and charged with trafficking marijuana and maintaining a dwelling. Olivares received a $35,000 secured bond.

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