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Search warrant ends with two arrested for over 40 lbs of marijuana, multiple guns

Posted at 7:48 AM, Sep 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-28 07:48:13-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.(WTXL) — Two men were arrested after police say a search warrant led them to find over 40 pounds of marijuana and illegal guns inside of a Tallahassee home.

The Tallahassee Police Department’s Special Investigations Section in conjunction with its TAC Team conducted a residential search warrant on Saturday.

The search revealed residents were armed with high powered rifles and selling large amounts of marijuana.

Investigators found an AK-47 rifle, an AR-15 rifle with a drum magazine and a 9mm handgun.

Additionally, TPD says over 40 pounds of marijuana were located inside the home along with other drug paraphernalia.

Two suspects were arrested as a result of the search, 22-year-old Kelton Forbes and 24-year-old Javon O'Neal.

Both men are facing numerous charges for trafficking in marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of drug paraphernalia, maintaining a drug house, possession of synthetic narcotics with intent to sell and possession of ammo/weapon by a Florida delinquent adult felon.

TPD is committed to enhancing public safety and addressing the illegal sale of narcotics.

If you see this type of activity, report it by calling TPD at 850-891-4200 or Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPS.