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Drugs, guns, cash found in search of Spring Hope home

Posted August 13, 2010 11:09 a.m. EDT

— A Spring Hope man was jailed in Nash County Thursday after a search of his home yielded a cache of drugs and weapons.

Tony James Duke, 44, of 11582 Old U.S. Highway 64, consented to a search of his home, according to the sheriff's office. Once inside, deputies found 733 grams of marijuana, seven firearms, drug paraphernalia, ammunition and $4,100 in cash.

Duke was charged with possession of marijuana, possession with intent to sell, maintaining a dwelling for drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was being held on $5,000 secured bond.