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Bradford deputies arrest father and son for growing marijuana

Sgt. Russell Gordon, Deputy Brian Melvin and Deputy Michal Sweeny display some of the marijuana plants recovered by the Bradford County Sheriff’s office on Sept. 18.

Sgt. Russell Gordon, Deputy Brian Melvin and Deputy Michal Sweeny display some of the marijuana plants recovered by the Bradford County Sheriff’s office on Sept. 18.


Bradford deputies arrested a father and son, claiming the pair were cultivating marijuana plants near their home.

James Lavon Davis, 52, and Lorenzo James Davis, 20, were both charged with marijuana production, and possession of marijuana.  The elder Davis was also charged with possession of drug equipment.  The charges against the defendants are not proven and they are presumed innocent until adjudicated guilty by a court.

According to a sheriff’s office report, a game warden discovered the plants while investigating a complaint about people hunting at night in an area south of Dyal Cemetery near the Bradford Union County line on C.R. 229.

Deputies recovered 149 plants up to five feet tall in addition to seeds.  According to the sheriff’s office, both defendants admitted to cultivating the plants and claimed the crop was for their own personal use.

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