Eight Pounds Of Pot Seized, Three Arrested

Police have seized more than eight pounds of marijuana and cash after an undercover investigation.

Jacksonville police say the drug seizure was made at a home on Balsam Road.

Police charged three people after the discovery. Mark Jones and Balinda Melvin are charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver marijuana, manufacturing marijuana, manufacture/deliver withing 1000 feet of a school, conspire to sell and deliver, and maintaining a dwelling.

Tikki Boyd is charged with conspiracy.

“As a result of this investigation and arrest, a large quantity of marijuana never made it to the streets of our city,” said Captain Billy Houston.

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