42 marijuana plants found in shed


PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. - The Putnam County Sheriff's Office found several marijuana plants in a shed when responding to a call of gunshots on Sunday.

Deputies responded just after midnight to an Interlachen home on Evans Avnue, which is near the intersection of Stuart and Donavan avenues.

Mark Currie, 44, told deputies gunshots were fired at his home and hit trees.

According to the PCSO, deputies smelled marijuana and could see plants in the shed. PCSO reportedly received permission from Currie to search the property.

PCSO deputies said they found 42 marijuana plants, growing lights and other drug paraphernalia during the search.

Currie is charged with a count of producing marijuana, possession of drug equipment, possession a firearm by a convicted felon and maintaining a drug dwelling. He was later released from jail on a $15,016 bond.
The investigation revealed the initial thoughts of gunfire heard by Currie are believed to be fireworks.