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Nearly 100 marijuana plants, 17 guns seized in Huntersville

Police found 50 pounds of marijuana, nearly 100 plants and 17 guns at a Huntersville home Friday.
Police found 50 pounds of marijuana, nearly 100 plants and 17 guns at a Huntersville home Friday. Huntersville Police Department

Huntersville police found a sizable marijuana-growing operation at a home on Devin Alley Drive on Friday, and one man was arrested.

Police found 94 marijuana plants, and some were more than six feet tall, according to a Huntersville Police Department press release.

They also found about 50 pounds of “usable marijuana,” the press release said, and 13 handguns and four long guns.

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Robert Somervell Huntersville Police Department

Robert Somervell, 48, was arrested and taken to the Mecklenburg County Detention Center, the press release said.

Somervell has been charged with several marijuana-trafficking offenses. He has no history of drug charges in North Carolina, court records show.

Jane Wester: 704-358-5128, @janewester

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