Thomasville man busted for ‘elaborate’ indoor marijuana grow lab


Daniel Nathan Halker

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THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Police have arrested a man in connection with an indoor marijuana grow lab and numerous other drug violations.

The Special Operations Division of the Thomasville Police Department, assisted by North Carolina ALE and Homeland Security Investigations, executed a search warrant in the 200 block of Doak Street on Tuesday.

Officers found what they called an “elaborate indoor grow lab” that was producing large amounts of marijuana. Police seized five pounds of marijuana, and also seized cocaine and heroin.

Officers estimated the value of the marijuana to be in excess of $10,000.

Daniel Nathan Halker, 37, was arrested and charged with possession of heroin, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana, manufacturing marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to sell/deliver, maintaining a dwelling to keep controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Halker was placed in the Davidson County Jail under a $100,000 secured bond, with a pending court date in Thomasville.

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