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Busted! Man arrested after $120,000 worth of marijuana plants found


A report of an indoor marijuana operation in Marshall County, Kentucky led to the arrest of a man and a find of 120 marijuana plants.

According to the Marshall County Sheriff's Office, officers responded to a home on US 68 West where they found about 120 marijuana plants being grown inside the home.

Police say one marijuana plant is capable of producing approximately one pound of processed marijuana.

According to narcoticnews.com, one pound of pot is sold at street value for an average of $1,000. Since there were about 120 marijuana plants, that's worth about $120,000.

Authorities also reportedly found several bags of processed marijuana along with quantities of marijuana in different stages of processing.

William Davis, 46, was arrested and is now being bars at the Marshall County Detention Center.

According to the sheriff's office, Davis has been charged with cultivation in marijuana over 5 plants, and trafficking in marijuana 8 ounces but less than 5lbs.

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