Police seize $1.1M worth of pot plants from NC home

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Quang Minh Cao (WSOC)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One person was arrested Thursday after Charlotte-Mecklenburg police seized nearly 740 marijuana plants with a street value of $1.1 million, according to a news release from the police department.

Authorities also found about $100,000 to $150,000 in growing equipment inside a home in the 1400 block of Lundy Lane, near Freedom Drive.

Quang Minh Cao was arrested after a month-long investigation following a complaint about drugs at the home.

He was charged with manufacturing marijuana, trafficking marijuana, felony possession of marijuana and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

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