PALM COAST, Fla. - A man who called the Flagler County Sheriff's Office to report a robbery was later arrested after authorities found he was growing marijuana inside his
home, the Sheriff's Office said.
Lawrence told deputies his home had been invaded by two men trying to rob him.
After receiving consent from Lawrence to enter the home to search for the two men, deputies found a grow operation in a spare bedroom and
During the search,
Both rooms contained an elaborate grow setup with lights and chemicals used for cultivating marijuana, deputies said.
Crews dismantled the grow equipment, and deputies took Lawrence into custody.
Lawrence has been charged with cultivating marijuana, possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He is being held on a $5,000 bond.