Raid nets large quantities of pot, crack

Updated: Dec. 12, 2017 at 12:33 PM EST
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Donald G. McGuire (Source: LMDC)
Donald G. McGuire (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A narcotics raid by Louisville Metro police has led to the arrest of one man and the seizure of a large amount of drugs.

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Around 6 p.m. Dec. 11, LMPD detectives served a search warrant at a home the 5600 block of Otter Court. Inside, the detectives found approximately 12 pounds of marijuana and a large amount of suspected crack cocaine.

Also found were two weapons, a Glock .50 caliber pistol and a Taurus Judge. According to police, the suspect, Donald G. McGuire, 34, of Louisville, admitted that he used the weapons to protect his home and the drugs.

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McGuire is being held at Louisville Metro Corrections on charges of trafficking in marijuana and cocaine. He is also facing two counts of being a felon in possession of a handgun.

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