Drug Bust Leads to Arrest of Ex-Felon in Hawthorne

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HAWTHORNE, NV - A Hawthorne man is in the Mineral County Jail after a drug bust involving marijuana plants and growing paraphernalia.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014, deputies say while responding to a report of domestic violence, they found 18 plants being cultivated in plain sight at a home on F Street.

They arrested John Hunt, an ex-felon, for drug and firearms violations.

This follows an unrelated bust involving 34 plants on the 4th of July.

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