GAMBRILLS, Md. (WUSA) -- Anne Arundel County Police say an investigation uncovered $50,000 worth of marijuana and two dozen guns at a home near Arundel High on Friday.
Police say after receiving complaints about marijuana being grown there in early July detectivesfrom the Anne Arundel County Police Department's Special Enforcement Section as well as the Special Operations Section executed a search and seizure warrant in the 500 block of Watts Avenue.
According to police, a search revealed 46 marijuana plants growing in a fenced in part of the backyard. Each plant was reportedly "approximately five to six feet in length with an approximate street value of $50,000." Detectives also seized 11 handguns, five shotguns, eight rifles (with one being an assault rifle -- AK-47), ammunition magazines, boxes of shotgun, rifle and pistol ammunition, a marijuana growing book and a Tupperware container containing marijuana seeds. Police say only 10 of the 24 guns were registered.The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives will determine the legality of the unregistered weapons.
The home of is within 1,000 feet of Arundel High School, andthe Special Enforcement Section notified the Anne Arundel County Police Department's School Safety Section about the arrest and seizure.
Charles Vincent Dominick was charged with Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Manufacturing Marijuana, Possession of a Gun in a Drug Trafficking Crime, Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana in a School Zone, Manufacturing Marijuana in a School Zone and Possession of Paraphernalia.
Dominick was released Saturday on $25,000 bond.