Joint investigation results in eleven arrests, seizure of drugs, cash, and weapons

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WDEF) – An investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division with Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the DEA, the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department and multiple Middle Tennessee law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of eleven individuals and the seizure of hundreds of plants and more than $100,000 in cash.

The two-year investigation culminated in the execution of more than a dozen search warrants Wednesday morning.

WeedActive indoor grow operations were found in Lewis, Macon, DeKalb and White Counties.  A total of 320 plants were recovered and seized Wednesday.

The street value of the marijuana seized today is more than $560,000.  More than 15 pounds of finished product, valued in excess of $37,500, and multiple weapons were found in one of the Davidson County locations.

Three guns were found in the Bedford County location, and a total of more than $140,000 in cash was seized from multiple sites.

On Wednesday, eleven individuals were arrested and charged with Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana and booked into the Davidson County Jail.

  • Carlos Hernandez Landerio, 25, Hohenwald, TN
  • Luis Orlando Rego, Jr, 32, Shelbyville, TN
  • Luis Orlando Rego, Sr, 54, Madison, TN
  • Holly Furlough, 23, Madison, TN
  • Nelson A Perez, 43, Antioch, TN
  • Pedro Martin, 28, Lafayette, TN
  • Hector Ruiz, 28, Antioch, TN
  • Israel Martinez, 58, Bloomington Springs, TN
  • Humberto Perez, 28, Antioch, TN
  • Alexis Ravelo, 51, Madison, TN
  • Luis Lopez, 25, Antioch, TN

Stay with News 12 Now for more on this story as it develops.

*Photos via TBI

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