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Huntsville police seize $1M in marijuana, pot 'candy'; accused trafficker arrested

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HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Huntsville police announced a large drug seizure from a trafficking operation Monday afternoon.

Police say about 127 pounds of high-grade marijuana,160 marijuana edible "candy," prilocybin mushrooms, cocaine, a handgun and $6,000 in cash were seized in the 200 block of Mountain View Drive. Police say the drugs have an estimated street value of $1 million.

Police believe the drugs were sent from California and Colorado.

Agents have charged David Scott, 32, with drug trafficking.

The bust followed a lengthy trafficking investigation that resulted in a search warrant.

"We want the community, and especially parents, to be aware of this type pf marijuana candy, and we encourage parents to educate themselves on current drug trends," said Sgt. Jerry King.

Police advise parents to throw any suspicious candy that children receive. If you suspect that it contains illegal drugs, can call police at 256-722-7100.

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