Sheriff: Pot charges grew out of plants’ need for water

10:00 am | August 29, 2013

The simple act of watering his plants turned into trouble for a Johnson County man, Sheriff Mike Reece said Wednesday.

Dustin Walters

Dustin Walters

Reece said Dustin Walters was arrested after police saw him watering his plants.

The problem? The sheriff said Walters was caring for 24 marijuana plants, with an estimated street value of $10,000,

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