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Greenville man arrested in marijuana bust

Greenville task force seizes 20 pounds of marijuana

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GREENVILLE, N.C. -
Greenville Regional Drug Task Force and Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office served three search warrants in connection with an illegal marijuana growing operation.
The warrants were for 5507 US Hwy. 13, 1432 Joyce Drive, and Stallings Mini Storage on B. Stokes Road.
During search detectives seized  20 pounds of marijuana, cash, and nine firearms. 
Information gained from the first two search warrant led to the third search warrant on the storage unit, where investigators found equipment used to grow and manufacture marijuana.
Detectives arrested 29-year-old Christopher Ryan Stafford. He is charged with Conspiracy to Traffic in Marijuana.
Stafford is in the Pitt County Detention Center under $50,000 secured bond.  
Detectives tell 9 On Your Side that the investigation is still on-going and more arrests are expected.
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