Region 8 man arrested after 100 pot plants found inside home

David Merrifield Provided by Craighead County Sheriff's Dept.
David Merrifield Provided by Craighead County Sheriff's Dept.

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – A Jonesboro man was in court Tuesday afternoon after being arrested with over 100 marijuana plants growing in his home.

According to the Jonesboro Police Department, police search David Merrifield's home on West Oak when they found almost 100 pot plants growing inside.

Jonesboro Police, the Drug Task Force, and the JPD Prowl Unit say they found the large hydroponic marijuana garden, along with hashish, grow lights, a marijuana pipe, and digital scales.

Merrifield is being possession and manufacturing of a controlled substance and is being held on a $50,000 bond.

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