On 07-29-09 at approx 11:30 pm the Loudon County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division and Patrol Division assisted by the Loudon City Police Dept. and Lenoir City Police Dept. Served a narcotics search warrant at 604 West Broadway Lenoir City Tn at the home of Grant C. Durst. The search warrant came after a 2 month investigation involving the Loudon County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division with help from the Loudon Police Department and Lenoir City Police Department.
The search of the home revealed a marijuana grow operation with approx 50 plants, Grow lights , timers, and other paraphernalia used to manufacture marijuana. Also found during the search was approx. 50 grams of dried marijuana, digital scales, and plastics bags , all used to package marijuana for resale. Found in one of the grow rooms were 2 mushrooms believed to be psilocybin mushrooms a schedule I drug. Also found in the search was 7 pills identified as Soma a legend drug.
Grant C. Durst was arrest at the scene and charged with the following charges…
Possession of marijuana for resale
Possession of schedule I drug (Psilocybin Mushrooms)
Felony possession of Drug paraphernalia
Misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia
Possession of Legend Drug (Soma)
Due to the fact that Grant C. Durst is a convicted felon further charges may come because of several boxes of ammunition was also found during the search.