Suspected marijuana grower in court Monday

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The man police arrested after finding hundreds of marijuana plants — and nearly two dozen dogs — heads to Powhatan court Monday.

The sheriff's office says one of its deputies responded to an animal cruelty complaint at the home of 53-year-old Randy Odum in the 2400 block of Academy Road.

Police soon discovered 800 marijuana plants and more than 20 dogs, most of which were Yorkshire terriers.

Odum faces two drug charges. The dogs are with animal control.

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