Couple busted for $33,000 worth of marijuana

The North Charleston Police Department arrested two people after investigators say they found more than $33,000 worth of marijuana at a home in North Charleston.

Authorities charged 69-year-old Oliver Kennedy and 63-year-old Lavern Kennedy with possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

The couple was arrested after NCPD's narcotics unit executed a search warrant at the suspects' home on Park Place South in the Olde Village Community.

A police report states that officers located 3,362.6 grams of marijuana, with an estimated street value of $33,620, along with several items consistent with packaging, weighing and using the illegal substance.

In addition, five long guns were also located inside the residence.

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