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Police uncover over 850 lbs. of pot during home invasion investigation

FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - The Butler County Sheriff's Office and Fairfield Township Police have announced a record breaking pot bust.

Officers uncovered over 850 pounds of marijuana while they were investigating a violent home invasion in Fairfield Township.

The home invasion and shooting occurred Dec. 30 in the 6600 block of Fayetta. The resident, Angel Rivera, 21, was shot in the face and grazed in the head.

While police were investigating the home invasion, they found seven large boxes of packaged marijuana, a large scale and paperwork related to the lease of a storage unit. Additional evidence was seized from the storage unit.

Rivera is being charged with trafficking in marijuana and possession of marijuana. He is still in the hospital recovering from the shooting.

No arrests have been made in the home invasion, which remains under investigation.

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