The Camden County Sheriff’s office working with the Lake Area Narcotics Group have taken down a Climax Springs man, who was once again caught growing pot.

      NEWS-11-14-2020 POT BUST 2 - 14th November 2020

Captain Chris Twitchel says this time 57-year-old James Garr was found with close to 500 pot plants and some methamphetamine.

      NEWS-11-14-2020 POT BUST 1 - 14th November 2020

Garr is facing numerous charges and is being held in the Camden County Jail.




On 11/10/2020 the Lake Area Narcotics Group and the Camden County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant in the area of Bollinger Creek Road in Climax Springs. Upon execution of the search warrant, a non-licensed marijuana grow operation was located. As a result of the search warrant, approximately 495 marijuana plants, a quantity of processed marijuana, a quantity of methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia was seized. One male subject was arrested and transported to the Camden County Correctional Facility and placed on a 24-hour hold

James Garr age 57 of Climax Springs was charged with Felony Manufacture of a Controlled Substance, Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Misdemeanor Drug Paraphernalia. Garr remains at the Camden County Correctional Facility on a $100,00.00 surety bond.

*The Camden County Sheriff’s Office reminds everyone that these charges are merely an accusation and these individuals remain innocent until proven guilty.