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Hopkins Co. man charged in connection to pot growing operation

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Treaman E. Downs, 61. Treaman E. Downs, 61.

A Hopkins County man is arrested for a marijuana growing operation.

Authorities in Ohio County say they found a large amount of pot in the suspect's vehicle on the Western Kentucky Parkway Sunday.

Investigators say they found more marijuana as well as lights, gauges, ventilation and other items in the suspect's home in Nortonville.

Treaman E. Downs, 61, was taken into custody.

Officials say this arrest is part of an ongoing investigation between the Ohio County Sheriff's Office and the Pennyrile Narcotics Unit.

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