Amish man arrested in Tennessee with 25 pounds of marijuana, several guns

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Chris Appleby. Photo courtesy Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department, Tennessee.

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Tenn. (WHNT) — The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department in Tennessee arrested a 33-year-old Amish man for possession of marijuana after authorities said they found a large amount of the drug at the man’s home.

On Nov. 1, deputies said that a search warrant was executed at the home of Chris Appleby, located on Densen Road in the northern area of Lawrence County.

During their search, deputies found around 25 pounds of what they believed to be marijuana located in two separate buildings on the property.

Several guns and cash were also found on the property.

Photo courtesy of the
Lawrence County Tennessee Sheriff’s Department.

Appleby was transported to the Lawrence County Jail without incident.

Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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