73-year-old grandmother named Darlene Mayes was arrested after police said she was the kingpin known distribution of marijuana in 1 city and four states.
At her home, located in Craig County, Oklahoma, United States, police found cash amounting to 300 thousand dollars and four pounds of marijuana.
The authorities said they were surprised to find 73-year-old woman had a role as a kingpin drug distribution.
According to the police chief, Bobby Floyd, authorities have tried to investigate the perpetrators of the circulation of illicit substances since 5 months ago, and found out the identity of the major players last week.
“It was a moment of ‘wow’,” Floyd said during an interview with local radio.
Mayes was arrested earlier this week. Police found a lot of money hidden in various corners of her ranch-style house.
Her son, Jerry Dorsey was arrested Monday while carrying about 1 pound of marijuana, equipment enjoys illicit substances, as well as cash worth 2100 U.S. dollars.
Mayes had allegedly selling to the city where she lived up to some of the states, like Arkansas, Missouri, and Kansas.
Mayes, who tried to say, the money in her house it was money for her retirement, now she faced five criminal charges, including possession of marijuana, maintaining the presence of drugs, and gun ownership.
Grandmother who was known to have worked in the Department of Human Services has no criminal record before she was arrested.