One arrested; marijuana, cash seized after Maryville search warrant

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - A Maryville man has been charged with several felonies after a search warrant was executed Friday.

Investigators with the Fifth Judicial Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at a home on Norris Avenue.

Officers seized approximately one pound of high grade marijuana worth about $3,000, $2,000 cash, and numerous firearms. Investigators also found a ballistic vest in the home.

Officers arrested Christopher Towle, 40, and took him to the Blount County Adult Detention Facility.

Towle has been charged with selling marijuana within a thousand feet of a school, possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony, and unlawful possession of a firearm by a
convicted felon.

Other charges are pending.

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