Police name suspect in marijuana bust worth almost $1,000,000 - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Police name suspect in marijuana bust worth almost $1,000,000

Don Murphy     Provided by Stoddard Co. Sheriff's Dept. Don Murphy Provided by Stoddard Co. Sheriff's Dept.
Provided by Stoddard Co. Sheriff's Dept. Provided by Stoddard Co. Sheriff's Dept.
Provided by Stoddard Co. Sheriff's Dept. Provided by Stoddard Co. Sheriff's Dept.

DEXTER, MO (KAIT) – Police in Region 8 need your help in finding a man wanted for manufacturing marijuana.

According to the Stoddard County Sheriff's Department, Don Murphy is wanted for a class B felony of manufacturing of marijuana and a class A felony for trafficking in the first degree.

Deputies found 300-400 marijuana plants in a vacated trailer in Dexter in October of 2010. Police say the trailer had a high-tech ventilation and growth light system. The pot is estimated to worth around $800,000 to $900,000.

Police say Murphy was last seen driving a black Cadillac passenger vehicle with tags #CD8A7R. Anyone with information on his whereabouts, are asked to contact the Stoddard County Sheriff's Department at 573-568-4654. Police believe he is traveling between southern Illinois and southeast Missouri.

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