A tip from a sheriff's department in the western part of the state led to the arrest of an eastern Carolina man accused of growing marijuana.
Gerald Heath, 61 years-old of Chocowinity, Beaufort County, was arrested and charged with manufacturing pot out of his home with the intent to sell and deliver.
Beaufort County investigators say they searched the home and found marijuana growing paraphernalia inside.
Heath's wife, Nita Malinda Heath, is also wanted in connection with the operation. A warrant for her arrest has been issued.