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TPD: 40 lbs of marijuana, high-powered rifles seized in drug bust

A picture provided by TPD shows the drugs and guns seized by officers during a Saturday search warrant raid.
A picture provided by TPD shows the drugs and guns seized by officers during a Saturday search warrant raid.(TPD)
Published: Sep. 27, 2020 at 4:13 PM EDT
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - A residential search warrant produced big results for police Saturday, ending in the seizure of marijuana and high-powered weapons, along with the arrest of two men.

The Tallahassee Police Department Special Investigations team worked with the TAC team to conduct the search warrant at a house in the 300 block of Cactus St. Officers found that the residents inside were armed with rifles and selling large amounts of marijuana, according to a Sunday press release.

Investigators found an AK-47 rifle, an AR-15 rifle, a drum magazine, and a 9mm handgun. Forty pounds of marijuana was seized as well.

Police arrested 22-year-old Kelton Forbes and 24-year-old Javon O’Neal. Both men are charged with trafficking in marijuana, possession with intent to sell, possession of drug paraphernalia, maintaining a drug house, possession of synthetic narcotics with intent to sell and possession of ammo/weapon by a felon.

These two men face multiple drug charges after a raid Saturday in Tallahassee.
These two men face multiple drug charges after a raid Saturday in Tallahassee.(WCTV)

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