CALLAWAY COUNTY, Mo.- A Kingdom City man was arrested at his residence yesterday in Callaway on multiple felony drug trafficking allegations after authorities seized hundreds of marijuana plants.

Billy Garret, 64, was apprehended following a narcotics investigation by the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office and the MUSTANG Drug Task Force. According to the report, investigators allegedly recovered 475 marijuana plants on the property located on an outdoor grow operation. Approximately 54 pounds of processed and packaged marijuana was also seized by authorities.

Garret has since been released from the Callaway County Jail and the investigation remains ongoing. Additional charges and court dates are pending.