Officers Forster (front), Blevins (left) and Garrison.

Mint Hill Police served a search warrant on a residence located at 10528 Truelight Church Road. Officers Blevins and Forster obtained this search warrant by investigating an anonymous tip received by the Mint Hill Police Department. Officers seized several marijuana plants from the basement of this residence. The marijuana plants were being grown using special grow lamps, and a homemade irrigation system. Officers also seized several items of drug paraphernalia associated with manufacturing, distributing and using illegal drugs. Officers arrested eight people in the house, five for possession of drug paraphernalia and simple possession of marijuana, and three for possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, maintaining a dwelling for use and sale of illegal substances, and manufacture a controlled substance.