Police find marijuana, growing equipment worth $2 million in street value Submitted: 02/10/2014
ATHENS - A drug arrest in Wausau led police to a pot growing operation in Athens worth a street value near $2 million, according to the Marathon County Sheriff's Department. It all started with a local delivery company. They told police about a suspicious package. That lead to the arrest of Bryan Arnold in Wausau on February 6th. Police found nearly five pounds of marijuana at his home at 806 Steuben Street. They also found several thousand dollars in cash. According to a Marathon County Sheriff's Department press release Arnold had his initial appearance in court on February 10, 2014. The investigation also lead police to a home in rural Athens. Police found 727 marijuana plants, pot growing equipment and several thousand dollars there. According to a press release, drug related charges are pending towards the people living in the Athens home.

Story By: Newswatch 12 Staff

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