Pot plants lead to stolen property and guns

A tip to the Lonoke County Sheriff's Office about marijuana plants led deputies to find stolen property and guns.
Drugs found in a home on Sunset Circle
Drugs found in a home on Sunset Circle
One of 17 pot plants found at a home in Cabot
One of 17 pot plants found at a home in Cabot
Tuesday Austin police received a call about marijuana plants behind a home on Sunset Circle in Cabot.  Austin police sent Lonoke County investigators were sent to the home.

When they arrived they found three plant pots with a total of 17 marijuana plants.  After a search warrant of the home, an estimated pound of marijuana, digital scales, drug paraphernalia, and two plastic bags with prescriptions were found. The bags were marked with prices per pill.

Located in another room were numerous handguns, shotguns, and rifles. There were also numerous flat screen TV’s.

Six of the firearms seized had been reported as stolen. It had been confirmed one of the flat screen TV’s and four of the firearms were stolen during a residential burglary in the Butlerville area. One of the handguns was reported stolen by the Beebe Police Department.

Investigators are still in the process of identifying the owners of the property which was seized. An arrest warrant is being obtained for the resident and individuals involved.
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