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Police discovery leads to marijuana bust in Feltonville

Saturday, August 03, 2013

Police say they inadvertently busted a marijuana growing operation in the city's Feltonville section Friday night.

The incident occurred just before 10:00 p.m. along the100 block of Tiber Street.

Officers were chasing down a man suspected of being involved in drugs when they stumbled upon the marijuana in the backyard of a home.

They say the garden had plants that were 6 feet tall and a street value of more than $10,000.

Two adults were taken into custody and police are awaiting a search warrant as they continue to investigate.

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