Man Charged In Pot Growing Operation

A marijuana eradication operation Thursday landed an Enfield man in jail.

Halifax County deputies say 53 year old Gordon Wyche is charged with manufacturing marijuana, maintaining a dwelling place to keep controlled substances, possessing drug paraphernalia and possessing marijuana.

Deputies say after getting a search warrant, they found several pot plants growing in three different plots at Wyche's home in Enfield. During the search authorities also seized a food dehydrator, several containers of marijuana and different types of smoking devices. Agents also seized almost five pounds of marijuana during this investigation.