Deputies seize 60 pounds of pot in raid - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Reported by Kontji Anthony

Deputies seize 60 pounds of pot in raid

(Courtesy Shelby County Sheriff's Department) (Courtesy Shelby County Sheriff's Department)
(Courtesy Shelby County Sheriff's Department) (Courtesy Shelby County Sheriff's Department)

A Hickory Hill man was arrested Thursday after Shelby County sheriff's deputies found 60 pounds of marijuana in his home.

Acting on a tip, Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Deputies went to the house in the 6500 block of Copper Leaf Cove around 11:30am Thursday.  Along with the drugs, deputies found drug scales, several loaded pistols and almost $140,000 in cash. 

Officials said Edwardo Lozano, 30, was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture, deliver or sell marijuana, being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun and possessing a firearm during the commission of or the attempt to commit a dangerous felony.

Deputies also seized two vehicles, a motorcycle and electronic equipment that were purchased with proceeds from the marijuana.

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