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Pot raid stinks up Police Department

Pot raid stinks up Police Department

(WTAM) The good news? Alliance police made the largest marijuana bust in city history this week.

The bad news? The reek of marijuana in the police station is so bad they’re asking people to donate air fresheners.

On Tuesday, of the Alliance Police Special Investigations Unit executed a search warrant at 2115 S. Seneca Ave. This search warrant was the result of a month-long investigation into illegal cultivation of marijuana.

Detectives, assisted by members of the Criminal Investigations Unit and the Patrol Division, entered the residence without incident at around 8:00PM. Officers located what is believed to be the largest indoor marijuana growing operation in APD history.

Located in four rooms of the home were 260 marijuana plants in various stages of growth, up to about 6 feet in height. Also found was an elaborate lighting and ventilation system, fertilizing system and growing aids.

Also among the items found was over $7,000 in cash believed to be proceeds from the grow operation, scales, packaging and shipping materials, records, computers and documents.

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