73 Marijuana Plants Found in W. Columbia Home

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By Rob Dew

West Columbia, SC (WOLO)--Lexington County deputies arrested a West Columbia man they say was growing marijuana in his house.

Investigators say they found a sophisticated indoor growing system inside the home of Theodore Prosalento on Rainbow Circle.

In total, deputies say they found 73 plants in the home as well as marijuana packaged for sale, more than $1,700, and a hand gun.

Investigators say the operation had a value of more than $75,000.

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