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Christiansburg police arrest two, seize more than 35 pounds of marijuana worth $208,000

60-year-old and 18-year-old arrested

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CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – Christiansburg police arrested two people Wednesday morning and after executing a warrant, seizing about 37 pounds of marijuana.

Police responded at 6:47 a.m. to a call about a man passed out and not breathing in the 2000 block of Simpson Road. The man was found, revived with Narcan and taken to a nearby hospital.

While at the scene, officers say they found a large quantity of marijuana, secured the residence and obtained a search warrant.

When executing the warrant, officers seized approximately 37 pounds of marijuana with a street value of about $208,000, along with other paraphernalia. 

Michael Travis Devore, 60, has been charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana (more than five pounds). Devore received a $1,000 secured bond.

Ciara Brooke Hungate, 18, has been charged with possession of a Schedule I or II substance. Hungate was being held without bond Wednesday.


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