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Bloody Trail Leads Cops to Massive Drug Bust

Police found more than half a million dollars worth of marijuana in a Northeast Philadelphia home.

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    Bloody Trail Leads Cops to Massive Drug Bust
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    Police confiscate nearly a million dollars worth of marijuana from a Northeast Philadelphia home.

    A bloody trail led police to a massive drug bust in Northeast Philadelphia late Tuesday night.

    Police say they received a call about about a man being beaten on Eastwood Street around 10:45. Witnesses tell NBC10 that a man was attacked with baseball bats by a group of masked people.

    When they arrived at the scene, both the group and the alleged victim were gone. Police followed a trail of blood that led them to a home on the 7100 block of Akron Street. They broke down the door looking for the victim (who was nowhere to be found) and stumbled upon much more -- marijuana. A lot of it.

    Investigators are estimating that the marijuana is worth anywhere from $500,000 to $1 million.

    Police Follow Bloody Trail to Drug Bust

    [PHI] Police Follow Bloody Trail to Drug Bust
    Police responded to a call of a man getting beat up by a group of men in Northeast Philly. When they arrived on scene, no one was there, but a trail of blood led them to a huge pot bust.
    (Published Wednesday, July 11, 2012)

    To follow protocol, officers left the house and waited for a warrant to go back in and confiscate the bales of pot.

    Neighbors tell police that a man and woman live in the house. No word if the beaten man is the one that lives in the home.

    Investigators continue to search for that man.

    Cops Follow Blood Trail to Drug Bust

    [PHI] Cops Follow Blood Trail to Drug Bust
    Police received calls of a man being beaten. When they arrived on scene, the victim and suspects were gone, so they followed a trail of blood that lead them to more than $500K worth of marijuana in a Northeast Philadelphia home.
    (Published Wednesday, July 11, 2012)