74 pounds of pot, over $71,000 cash seized in bust at Nashville short term rental property

(Metro Police)

Metro Nashville Police said about 74 pounds of marijuana and more than $71,000 was seized from a drug investigation at a short term rental property in the city.

Police said Brue Melmstead, Fred Ferguson and Ricky Ware, all from California, were arrested after the bust at a residence along Tuggle Avenue.

West Precinct detectives said the 74 pounds of marijuana seized has a street value of $250,000, and $71,334 in cash was also seized. Police also found a hand-drawn flow chart that appeared to represent a possible distribution chain.

Malmstead was jailed on a $76,000 bond. Ferguson and Ware had $77,000 bonds each.

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