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Police raid marijuana grow house near Henderson elementary school

Updated Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 | 11:35 a.m.

Steven Prue, 36, was arrested after police raided his Henderson home and discovered an indoor marijuana growing operation on Oct. 18, 2012. Police seized more than 100 marijuana plants, plus several more pounds ready for sale, valued at about $321,000.

Steven Prue, 36, was arrested after police raided his Henderson home and discovered an indoor marijuana growing operation on Oct. 18, 2012. Police seized more than 100 marijuana plants, plus several more pounds ready for sale, valued at about $321,000.

Pot bust

Metro Police raided a marijuana grow house operation located less than a block away from Cox Elementary School in Henderson on Thursday.

Police discovered more than 100 marijuana plants and several pounds of packaged marijuana inside the home on the 2700 block of Pinewood Avenue, according to a statement. The seized drugs have are valued at about $321,000

One suspect was home during the raid. Steven Prue, 36, was arrested on felony charges of selling marijuana and possession of marijuana.

Chavez said the case was a high priority for police due to its proximity to the elementary school.

Police are searching for additional suspects associated with the grow operation.

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