2 in custody after major drug bust

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Two people are now in custody, after authorities discovered a drug operation worth over $100,000.

According to Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz, deputies discovered a large indoor marijuana operation at a home located in the northwestern part of the county, after serving a search warrant Thursday evening.

Lutz says authorities confiscated 96 marijuana plants and 12 ready bags of pot, altogether worth up to $144,000. He says they also confiscated lights and fertilizer used to grow the illegal plants.

At this time, nobody has been charged in connection with the operation. We’ll bring you the latest details, as they develop.