Kennesaw man arrested after police found marijuana plants
by Rachel Gray
April 01, 2014 12:00 AM | 2145 views | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Scott Ash
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KENNESAW — Cobb Police entered a Kennesaw man’s home last week, based on a call from an out-of-state ex-girlfriend, and they say they found several suspected marijuana plants.

On March 21, Cobb Police officers were dispatched to the home of Scott Ash off Jim Owens Road, a residential area south of Cobb Parkway west of Kennesaw.

According to the warrant, the officers were conducting a “welfare check,” a law enforcement call to investigate the well-being of a resident, based on information from Ash’s ex-girlfriend in Pennsylvania.

“When I arrived on scene and checked the exterior of the residence, I discovered that the rear sliding-glass door was visibly open,” Officer A. Porter wrote in the warrant.

According to the warrant, two officers went inside the home and found four suspected marijuana plants growing in 5-gallon buckets.

Ash was not at home at the time of the search by Cobb Police, the warrant said. He was arrested March 23 and faces a felony charge of purchase, possession, manufacture and distribution or sale of marijuana.

Ash was released that same day after posting a $20,000 bond.

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April 02, 2014
What a joke. He was busted for 4 plants from a tip from an out-of state ex? Give me a break! Leave this guy alone and spend your police time (the time I pay for with taxes) to go out after murderers, rapists and really bad people. A guy growing 4 plants does not constitute any time away from pursuing really bad people. Cobb County, you should be ashamed!

And hey Mr DA, good luck with that sale and distribution charge. Four plants (to me) is personal use, not distribution.
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