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42 marijuana plants, guns seized from Nashville home

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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

Police arrested a man Thursday night after they raided a house used to grow marijuana.

The house is located at 1520 Ferguson Ave. off of Granny White Pike near Sevier Park.

Detectives got a warrant to search the house after they received evidence that marijuana was being processed there.

Police arrested George Martin Van Tassel III, 37, and seized 42 marijuana plants, about 10 pounds of processed marijuana contained in more than 40 jars, marijuana brownies, 10 grams of mushrooms, a shotgun, a 9-millimeter semi-automatic pistol, grow lights, fertilizer and digital scales.

Van Tassel III is charged with several offenses, including felony marijuana, mushroom and gun possession.

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