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Marijuana grow house discovered in Southampton County

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Southampton County, Va. – The Southampton County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia State Police and the Drug Enforcement Agency discovered a marijuana grow house operation inside a residence in Newsoms on Tuesday afternoon.

Police issued the search warrant on the home on Greenbriar Drive around 2:30 p.m.

They seized 99 marijuana plants, loose marijuana, buckets, scales, a pistol and ammunition.

The search warrant is part of an ongoing investigation. No one has been charged at this time.