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Police make pot bust in Florence

Kevin Baird (Source: Boone County Jail) Kevin Baird (Source: Boone County Jail)

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FLORENCE, KY (FOX19) - Police have made an arrest after a marijuana-growing operation was found inside a Florence home.

Officers executed a search warrant on Dilcrest Drive on Monday after information was obtained indicating the cultivation of marijuana inside a residence.

Police seized 244 marijuana plants and also found five pounds of pot that was ready for street use. The approximate street value of the pot recovered is around $500,000.

The suspect, Kevin J. Baird, 37, has been charged with cultivating in marijuana (5 plants or more) and trafficking in a controlled substance within 1000 yards of a school.   

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