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Louisville man charged after police find 174 pot plants in basement of home

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Temetrius Kelly (source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Temetrius Kelly (source: Louisville Metro Corrections)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville man is facing several drug charges after police say they uncovered a marijuana growing operation at his residence.

According to the arrest warrant, it happened July 13, 2014. That's when Shively police say they received a complaint about people entering a home in the 2600 block of Ralph Avenue through a window.

When officers arrived at the house, they found a window open with a torn screen. Officers entered the residence and noticed a strong odor of marijuana inside.

After ordering a search warrant, officers searched the house and discovered 174 marijuana plants in the basement, along with grow lights and other items used in the cultivation of marijuana. Police say they also found 136 lortab pills and several xanax pills.

Police say they also found mail with the suspect's name on it.

Kelly was arrested on March 12 and charged with cultivating marijuana, trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia. He remains jailed at Metro Corrections on a $50,000 full cash bond.

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