Memphis Police seize nearly 300 pounds of marijuana, thousands in cash - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis Police seize nearly 300 pounds of marijuana, thousands in cash

A drug bust in Memphis netted nearly 300 hundred pounds of pot and more than $10,000.

Officers in the Memphis Police Department's organized crime unit made the find while serving a search warrant at a house on Crystal Hill Drive on Wednesday.

There, officers found 292 pounds of marijuana in the garage.

Officials said a single pound of marijuana on the street would cost between $700 and $900.

Investigators also found $10,000 in the house, as well as three guns, one of which was an assault rifle.

Officials said Enrique Arteaga was arrested at the house.  Velvet Vester, Martin Castaneda, and Anastacio Portillo were arrested when they pulled up outside.

All four suspects face charges of possession with intend to sell.  Arteaga also faces a weapons charge.

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