A Pike Co. man was arrested recently, charged with fourth-degree assault and cultivating marijuana.
According to the Pikeville Police Department, Officers were dispatched to a local hospital on a domestic assault case.
Arrested was Dennis Allen Loop, 36, of Groundhog Lane of Robinson Creek.
When Officers were transporting Loop to the Pike Co Detention Center, he allegedly told them he had incriminating photos on his cell phone of his wife stealing medication from her employer.
While Loop was showing Officers the alleged photographs, they say they also seen incriminating pictures of Dennis Loop, which involved a large marijuana grow.
Officers went to Loop’s residence and located one marijuana plant on the back porch.
They would also follow a trail that led them to an outbuilding where they found items used for growing, as well as 16 adult marijuana plants growing behind the residence.
Dennis Loop has been charged with fourth-degree assault and cultivating marijuana and was lodged in the Pike Co. Jail.