Marijuana Growing Operation Busted

Crandall Texas Kaufman County narcotics investigators along with Forney narcotics investigators executed a search warrant at a residence in the 4000 block of North FM 148 in Crandall on July 27th at 3:30 pm. Investigators had received a tip that Samson had moved back into the County and had set up a marijuana growing operation.

Investigators arrested and charged David Martin Samson, 48, with Possession of Marijuana > 4oz. < = 5lbs. Investigators recovered over 111 marijuana plants growing in a bedroom of the residence. Those 111 plants left to fully mature would yield over two pounds of usable product, per plant, thus leaving an estimated street value of $150,000.00.

Samson was arrested without incident and transported to the Kaufman County Law Enforcement Center where his bond is set at $5,000.00