An investigation by Agents of the Ohio Organized Crimes Investigations Commission, Washington Morgan Noble Major Crimes Task Force resulted in an arrest for manufacturing marijuana.

On 2 Jan 2020 Agents with the Washington County Major Crimes Task Force and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office SRT, conducted a search warrant at 310 Sixth Street, Apt. 3, Marietta, Ohio.

Agents located Kendrick McClain and two other individuals, one being a juvenile, in a bedroom.  McClain was seated on the bed with a .22 caliber revolver immediately beneath him.

The residence was secured and Agents located 6 marijuana plants in a room outfitted for growing marijuana, and a container with approximately 125.27 grams of a green leafy substance, suspected to be marijuana.

Agents also located marijuana plant material, approximately 45.37 grams, several marijuana grinders, empty zip lock bags and $315 cash.

McClain was found to be under weapons disability due to previous convictions.

Kendrick Latrent McClain, age 48, was placed under arrest and charged with weapons under disability, a 3rd-degree felony, and illegal manufacture of marijuana, a 4th-degree felony

McClain appeared in Marietta Municipal Court on 3 Jan 2020 and is being held on a $15,000 bond.

The Washington Morgan Noble Major Crimes Task Force is part of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yosts Organized Crime Investigation Commission and is comprised of representatives of Post 84 of the Ohio State Highway Patrol; Washington, Morgan and Noble County Sheriff’s Offices; the Marietta, Belpre and McConnelsville Police Departments; and the Washington, Morgan and Noble County Prosecutor’s Office.