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DRUG BUST: Sophisticated Grow Operation Found

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Altoona Police say they have shut down a large marijuana grow operation.

According to police they were executing a search warrant in the 1000 block of 15th Street Southeast on Wednesday when they discovered “a highly sophisticated grow operation.”

The resident, 30-year-old Jacob Willis was arrested and faces three felony drug charges.

Officers say they confiscated a large quantity of plants and equipment from the home.

Willis is being held in Polk County Jail.