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Detectives say bust nets more than $120K in high-grade marijuana

Narcotics agents reported 35 lbs. of marijuana was seized from the home. (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) Narcotics agents reported 35 lbs. of marijuana was seized from the home. (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
Detectives said they also seized $12,615 in cash from the home. (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) Detectives said they also seized $12,615 in cash from the home. (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
Joshua Scott (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) Joshua Scott (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Narcotics agents said they seized 35 pounds of marijuana while investigating the possible sale of it out of a home.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office reported Joshua Scott, 28, of Baton Rouge, was booked into the parish prison on charges of possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Agents said they found high-grade marijuana in 32 one-pound bags and in nine smaller bags. They added it has a street value of about $126,000.

According to detectives, more than $12,000 in cash, a scale, plastic baggies and a vacuum sealer were also found inside the home.

Authorities said Scott admitted to being in possession of the marijuana. His bond has not been set.

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