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Suspects in Henderson pot bust identified

Molly Waldron

Suspects in Henderson pot bust identified

CREATED Dec. 11, 2012

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The two people arrested in a grow house bust in Henderson on Monday have been identified.

Police say 22-year-old Michael Plunkett and 21-year-old Brianna Lieder were arrested after a task force found raided a home on the 600 block of Blackridge Road in Henderson.

The raid happened at about 4:30 p.m.

Authorities said they found about 47 marijuana plants inside, along with about 45 pounds of marijuana ready for sale. The total street value of the drugs was about $600,000.

Both Plunkett and Lieder face charges for unlawful possession of marijuana with intent to sell and unlawful possession of a controlled substance.

Plunkett faces an additional charge of possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.