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Then News -- Now With Original Notes By JADE!

September 2008
The Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force arrested one man after finding what they call a “sophisticate marijuana grow operation” in a Crozet basement.

Members of JADE served a search warrant at 5692 Wayland Drive. According to JADE, detectives found the marijuana growing in the basement of that home.

Detectives seized two pounds of processed marijuana, 72 marijuana plants, $8,812, and three firearms.

57-year-old Melvin Michael Lee [pictured] was arrested and charged with manufacturing marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of a firearm while being a convicted felon, and possession of a firearm while in possession of a pound or more of marijuana.