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New: Two Men Arrested for Growing Marijuana in Lakewood Home
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Drug Enforcement officers arrested 63-year old Randall Burnett and 55-year old Martin Weinberg for growing marijuana in a home on San Marie Drive North in Lakewood.

When DEA agents arrived, according to the report of the incident, they smelled a fresh raw odor of marijuana coming from inside the residence.  Later a Florida Highway Patrol K-9 dog provided alerts that drugs were in the garage as well.

Burnett agreed to a search without a warrant, and police discovered 3 large marijuana plants in the garage with 6 jars of processed marijuana. An additional 16 plants were discovered in a storage shed.

Another jar of marijuana leaf trimmings was found in a bedroom, as well as marijuana buds in two toilets; suspect Weinberg admitted attempting to flush the buds when officers were outside.

The DEA dismantled and destroyed the growing operation on site and seized the evidence.

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