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Six homes raided in pot investigation

Officers raided six sites in Central Georgia last week and seized more than $4 million in marijuana.

That's according to the Houston County Sheriff's Office.

They say they also have four people under arrest.

They are:

Gilberto Padron-German and Lazaro Martinez, both charged with manufacturing marijuana and conspiracy to traffic marijuana; Juan Miguel Padron, charged with conspiracy to manufacture marijuana; and Rachel Martinez Roque, charged with marijuana trafficking.

The sheriff's department says they raided homes on Tuesday in Perry and Fort Valley.

They say four of those homes were set up as grow houses: at 338 Northlake Drive, Perry; 2617 Hwy. 341, Perry; 7287 Buckeye Road, Perry; and 1188 Tribble Road, Fort Valley.

Investigators found special growing equipment, lighting and cooling systems, the news release states.

And seized was more than 386 marijuana plants.

More than $4 million was seized in plants, cash, equipment and 86 pounds of processed marijuana.

The four suspects are in the Houston County jail.

And the sheriff's department says more arrests are expected.


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