A Tuscaloosa man is facing multiple felony drug charges after narcotics agents seized more than 60 pounds of marijuana and $55,000 cash from his home Thursday.

A spokesperson for the Tuscaloosa Police Department and the West Alabama Narcotics Task In a press release that agents served a search warrant Thursday and found five guns, including three that are likely stolen, 50 grams of MDMA, 29 pounds of marijuana edibles, 34 pounds of unprocessed marijuana and $55,000 cash.

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The suspect, Marzette Thomas Jr., 35, was arrested and charged with trafficking marijuana, synthetic marijuana and meth, failure to affix a tax stamp and second-degree receiving stolen property.

He was booked in the Tuscaloosa County Jail, where his bond was set at $4.6 million.

Taylor said Thomas is no stranger to law enforcement -- at the time he was taken into custody Thursday, he was serving a three-year sentence in the custody of Tuscaloosa Community Corrections in relation to a 2018 arrest.

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