Nearly 100 marijuana plants seized in Huntersville drug bust


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Nearly 100 plants were seized from a home on Friday, according to the Huntersville Police Department.

The massive drug bust took place just off of Devin Allen Dr. in Huntersville around 12:00 p.m. Police also seized 17 firearms from the home.

Plants were removed from the home as well as various strains of dried marijuana that was ready to be sold on the streets. 

Police say the plants being grown were fairly close to being harvested and sold. Neighbors tell FOX 46 they could often smell the marijuana from as far as the sidewalk. 

The suspect has been arrested and taken to the Mecklenburg County Jail. He is facing potential felony drug trafficking charges.

You can watch live video from the scene by clicking here, or watch below: 

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