Honaker Drug Raid Nets $1M in Pot Plants

(HONAKER, Va.) — A drug raid nets more than 600 marijuana plants.

The Russell County Sheriff’s Office says the raid was part of an investigation into drug activity in the Honaker area, according to a Friday report.

52-year-old Michael McIntyre is charged with manufacturing marijuana and possession with intent to distribute from the John Simms Rd. home.

At latest check, he is being held in the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Abingdon.

Investigators say the plants are worth about $1 million.