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NOPD makes huge drug bust in New Orleans East

By SmokeTwibz, Jun 23, 2012 | Updated: Oct 9, 2012 | | |
  1. SmokeTwibz

    New Orleans, LA- New Orleans Police got more than 45-thousand-dollars worth of high-grade marijuana off the streets.

    Detectives with the Seventh district along with ATF agents seized about a hundred marijuana plants from a home on Dwyer road.

    They say that led them to another home in New Orleans East where they found 15 pounds of packaged marijuana ready for sale.

    Detectives say this was all from a massive indoor growth operation.

    "This was a very elaborate set up everything from beginning of growth. As you see we have baby plants, they have the lighting system the water irrigation system and the ventilation system all this was plugged into the electrical system of the residence." said 7th District Commander Michael Harrison.

    One man was arrested and charged for cultivating marijuana and possession with intent to distribute marijuana. Detectives say they also found assault rifles, handguns and ammo at the two residents.

    Jun 22, 2012 6:16 PM CDT
    Written by: Rhonda Grzych

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    My name is Jason Jones. I'm from Rochester, MN and I'm 35 years old. I scrap metal and work as grounds keeper at a local trailer park. In the winter, I shovel a bunch of driveways and sidewalks to make some extra money and to stay busy. In my free time, I try to find interesting articles about the war on drugs that I can post on Drugs-Forum, so that the information can reach a wider audience.


  1. Alfa
    Since when did 100 plants become a huge drug bust? Especially when part of the plants are seedlings / clones.
  2. cannabinoia
    Two words.... propane generator.
  3. SmokeTwibz
    I was considering changing the title of my post because I think 'huge' was the wrong word to use for the article. I'm glad I'm not the only one that thinks this article is a bit exaggerated.
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