Deputies: NCDOR worker grew pot, made moonshine at home - FOX Carolina 21

Deputies: NCDOR worker grew pot, made moonshine at home

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Ann Bailes (Henderson Co. Sheriff's Office) Ann Bailes (Henderson Co. Sheriff's Office)
HENDERSONVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Henderson County deputies said they arrested an employee of the North Carolina Department of Revenue after grew marijuana and made moonshine at her home.

Capt. Frank Stout, of the Henderson County Sheriff's Office, said officials searched the Jearl Lane home of 53-year-old Ann Bailes on Saturday.

According to arrest warrants, controlled substances, including 31 grams of marijuana, scales, glass pipes, metal pipes and baggies were found inside Bailes' home. The warrants also said that Bailes manufactured alcohol at the home. Stout said he believes the alcohol was moonshine.

Bailes was charged with manufacture of liquor without a permit, possession or sale of a non-tax paid liquor, possession with the intent to sale or distribute marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, simples possession of a schedule IV substance, maintaining a dwelling to keep or sell a controlled substance and a manufacturing violation.

Bailes turned herself in to authorities Monday, Stout said. He said she was released from jail on $8,000 bond.

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