Man busted for massive amount of marijuana, meth and guns

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A Shreveport man is facing numerous charges after authorities discovered an elaborate marijuana growing operation Tuesday while executing a search warrant.

The Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit found 81 pot plants, with a street value of about $81,000, about $1,000 worth of packaged pot, and equipment believed to be used for the cultivation of the plants. Additionally, authorities discovered about a gram of crystal meth and several firearms.

Jacob Tipton, 37, was arrested and charged with one count of manufacturing schedule I, possession of schedule I with intent to distribute and possession of schedule II. He is being held on a $20,000 bond and authorities say other arrests are likely.

[ KSLA ]