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Authorities raid home, arrest suspect

Authorities raid home, arrest suspect


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(KSL News) A two-week long investigation ended today with a big marijuana bust.

West Valley City police and the Drug Enforcement Administration's Salt Lake City's Metro Narcotics Force raided the home on 3620 S. 6580 West today.

They arrested Richard Wimmer today for allegedly running a marijuana trafficking organization.

Authorities also seized 78 marijuana plants, two pounds of processed marijuana and eight guns.

Wimmer faces charges of marijuana cultivation and felony possession of a firearm.

The investigation began after the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office received a tip.

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