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Plymouth Police Make Largest Drug Bust in Town’s History: PD

Plymouth police have made an arrest in what they’re calling the biggest drug bust in the town’s history.

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On Friday, officers seized half a million dollars’ worth of drugs, cash, and drug paraphernalia from 480 South Eagle Street in the Terryville section of town.
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Investigators seized stacks of marijuana weighing more than 230 pounds, a pile of cash worth more than $22,000, currency counters and more.
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33-year-old Robert White, Junior, (pictured above) who lives in the home was arrested, though he was not the main target of the investigation, according to police.
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The main suspect is White’s 31-year-old brother Erik, who also lives at the home. Police said Erik White was prepared to turn himself in Saturday but police are waiting on an arrest warrant. He faces charges of drug possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, and illegal sale of a controlled substance.
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In addition to the marijuana and the cash, officers also confiscated butane hash oil, mushrooms, and edibles with names like “coma cakes” and “cannagummies.”
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Disguised as candy, these drugs have an easy path into schools, according to authorities.
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Police say the drugs came from California and New York. Plymouth police said that they were assisted by Bristol narcotics officers on the case.
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“It’s a large war on drugs that we’re fighting across this great country, but this today is a small victory for the good guys,” said Plymouth Mayor Dave Merchant.
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Police said after the suspects have their day in court, the evidence will be destroyed.
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