Police raid marijuana grow house, arrest two


A woman who works as a contracted medical employee at the Clark County Detention Center was arrested and booked into that very jail last week after a marijuana grow house was discovered in the home she rented with her boyfriend.

Las Vegas police said Monday that Candy Hibdon was arrested Friday on multiple recommended charges including possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to sell and conspiracy to violate the Uniform Controlled Substance Act.

She was not in jail Monday, according to jail records.

Police said Hibdon is an employee of NaphCare, a correctional facility healthcare provider that provides contracted services to the Clark County Detention Center.

Hibdon's boyfriend, Eric Rowsell, also was arrested on the same charges as Hibdon. In addition, he faces charges of child endangerment and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.

According to Hibdon's and Rowsell's arrest report, a SWAT team executed a search warrant on Friday at the couple's home near the Las Vegas Beltway and Warm Springs Road. Investigators discovered several scales, 32 marijuana plants and about 60 grams of marijuana inside a bedroom.

The report said Rowsell was charged with child endangerment for providing marijuana to Hibdon's teenage daughter .

Hibdon said she knew there were plants growing in the home, but denied any knowledge of the intent to sell the drug, the report said.

 

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