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Danville police seize weapons in marijuana investigation

Weapons including two assault rifles seized in marijuana case

Guns the Danville Police Department says it seized on Monday.
Guns the Danville Police Department says it seized on Monday.

DANVILLE, Va. – Police say they arrested three people and seized multiple firearms and drugs after officers smelled marijuana coming from a Danville home Monday.

During a marijuana investigation in the 1000 block of Washington Street, Danville police and Virginia State Police entered a nearby home where they seized two assault-style rifles and two handguns. In addition, police say they seized about 6 ounces of marijuana and synthetic marijuana from the home.

Police charged Anthony Giggetts with distribution of marijuana, a second person with misdemeanor marijuana possession and a third person with public intoxication.

The case remains under investigation.