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Police find 23 lbs of marijuana in teen's home

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Deondra Hookfin (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) Deondra Hookfin (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Police said they found more than 20 pounds of marijuana when they searched a home Wednesday.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said Deondra Hookfin, 18, of Baton Rouge was arrested on a charge of possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

Detectives said they seized 23 pounds of marijuana with a street value of about $50,000 when they executed a search warrant at her home.

Hookfin was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.

Narcotics agents added the investigation is ongoing and they expect to make more arrests.

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