One arrested in connection with illegal marijuana grow near Divide

Bobby Scanlon was arrested in connection with this illegal marijuana grow near Divide Thursday. Teller County Sheriff's Office

A man is facing charges after deputies found an illegal marijuana grow on private land near Divide Thursday, according to the sheriff’s office.

Deputies said the grow was on Sodalite Road, which is about seven miles south of Divide. They found 29 marijuana plants, dried and processed marijuana, and a water pump supplying a 500-gallon water tank for the plants. 

One suspect, 44-year-old Bobby Scanlon, was arrested and charged with offenses related to marijuana and marijuana concentrate. Deputies said he may face more charges as the investigation continues. 

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