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December 4--  A Lyons couple is under arrest for allegedly growing marijuana at their home.

juniorweedAccording to Toombs County Sheriff Junior Kight, his office and agents from the Southeastern Regional Drug Enforcement Office executed a search warrant at the home of Chrystal and Isauro Castro at 1091 Highway 292 in Lyons.

crystalcastroThe 38-year-old woman was found in the house and charged with possession of cocaine.  A further search of the residence found seven marijuana plants inside and one outside.

isaurocastroLater her 41-year-old husband turned himself into the Toombs County Detention Center.

Sheriff Kight estimates the street value of the marijuana plants is $8,000 and urged anyone with information regarding drug activity to contact his office at 526-6778 or the Southeastern Regional Drug Enforcement Office at 912-685-5345.  Callers may remain anonymous.

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