Blount County deputies find marijuana growing and moonshine

Blount County deputies find marijuana growing and moonshine

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MARYVILLE (WATE) - Two people in Blount County are facing charges after an indoor marijuana operation and a moonshine still were discovered.      

According to the Blount County Sheriff's Office, investigators with the drug task force responded to a home along Mountain View Avenue due to several complaints of suspicious activity.      

When they arrived, deputies noticed a strong marijuana odor. Inside, a search revealed several marijuana plants, fire arms and an unlicensed moonshine still.

Deputies also found a quantity of untaxed spirits.      

Justin Headrick, 31, and Michael Young, 31, were arrested and are now facing several charges.

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