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Detectives are still looking for the people who stole $65,000 in Venus flytraps from
Fly Trap Farm in Supply sometime between 4:30 p.m. Sept. 25 and 7:30 a.m. Sept. 26.
The thieves stole more than 10,000 of the plants, as well as some tools, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Emily Flax said. Poachers can be charged with a class 2 misdemeanor for each plant.
After previously offering a reward of $1,000, the owner of Fly Trap Farm is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the crime.
Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call Detective Jason Fennell at 910-880-4895.
Sam Hickman is a staff writer for the Beacon. Reach him at 754-6890 or firstname.lastname@example.org.