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Marijuana plants seized from local home

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. — Dozens of marijuana plants seized from Beaver County home

Nearly two dozen marijuana plants were seized from a home in beaver County during a drug raid.

According to police, an officer investigating a tip on Monday smelled marijuana coming from a home on Irwin Street in Aliquippa. He also witnesses plants growing over the fence, police said.

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Officers returned to the home with a search warrant.

They found 22 marijuana plants between four and eight feet tall. They also found packaging material, marijuana seeds, a dry room with UV lights and fans, drug paraphernalia and a .38-special revolver, police said.

Tychonn McCoy, 40, who was identified as a resident of the home, was charged with drug and firearms offenses.