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Authorities: 39 marijuana plants found at Clarkesville residence
Jonathan Clark

A Clarkesville man was accused of manufacturing marijuana after 39 marijuana plants were allegedly found at his Clarkesville residence, according to authorities.

Jonathan Clark, 38, was also charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. Authorities said he “absconded from the residence” and is wanted on those charges, according to the drug enforcement office’s news release.

The Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office worked with the Governor’s Task Force/Drug Suppression and the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office.

Habersham County authorities searched Clark’s residence on Robertson Look Road in Clarkesville.

Authorities allegedly found “nine marijuana plants growing outside and 30 marijuana plants growing inside the residence along with methamphetamine and a handgun,” according to the drug enforcement office’s news release.

The estimated street value of the drugs is $39,000.

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