Metro Police arrested two people Monday afternoon in connection with a organized marijuana grow operation discovered in two different Henderson homes. Las Vegas Metro SCORE detectives seized one firearm, 47 marijuana plants and approximately 45 pounds of finished marijuana ready for sale with an estimated street value of approximately $600,000 in a drug raid on Tuesday.
SCORE stands for Southern Nevada Cannabis Operation and Regional Enforcement and is a HIDTA funded task force. SCORE is comprised of representatives from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Henderson Police Department.
The LVMPD SCORE Team on Tuesday at approximately 4:30 p.m., served a narcotics search warrant at a residence in the 600 block of Black Ridge Road in Henderson, Nev.
“We received a tip a few days ago from some concerned citizens regarding unusual activity at the house,” said Metro’s Lt. Laz Chavez.
So far this year SCORE Detectives have seized 189 firearms ranging from handguns to assault rifles.
Michael Plunkett, 22, of Henderson was arrested and booked into the Clark County Detention Center. He is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana with intent to sell; unlawful possession of a controlled substance; and possession of firearm.
Brianna Lieder, 21, of Henderson was arrested and booked into the Clark County Detention Center. She is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana with intent to sell and unlawful possession controlled substance.