1 arrested, more than $500K in marijuana seized in Northwest Side pot bust

October 17, 2012 7:03:15 PM PDT
Chicago police have arrested a man on the Northwest Side and seized more than 100 marijuana plants with a street value of over $500,000 in his possession.

A 50-year-old man, of the 3900 block of N. Elston, is charged with one count of felony manufacturing of marijuana, along with weapons violations, police said.

Police also seized two guns and more than $30,000 in cash.

The suspect is expected to appear in bond court Thursday.