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    Police: Providence Man Growing 100s of Pot Plants in Home
    Rhode Island State Police

    Rhode Island State Police have arrested a Providence man they say had hundreds of marijuana plants and a gun in his home.

    State police executed a search warrant on the home of 31-year-old Anthony Patti on Friday.

    Investigators say they found more than 440 marijuana plants, about eight pounds of dried marijuana, and a loaded .22 semi-automatic handgun. Police say as a convicted felon, Patti was not allowed to possess a gun.

    He was arraigned Friday on several gun and drug charges and held without bail.

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    It could not immediately be determined if Patti has an attorney.

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