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Burbank couple arrested on suspicion of selling drugs

Darleene Barrientos

A Burbank man and woman were scheduled to be arraigned on drug

charges Friday after the Glendale Police vice/narcotics team raided

their house and found weapons, cash, marijuana and several marijuana

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plants, an officer said.

Phillip Head, 55, of Burbank was arrested Wednesday on suspicion

of selling and transporting marijuana and violating his probation.

Officers followed him from the Burbank home to one in North

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Hollywood. There, he tried to jump over a wall clutching a cooler

containing a pound of marijuana after undercover officers observed

him selling marijuana out of the house, Investigator Craig Tweedy

said.

Burbank Police assisted with the search and arrest.

After arresting Head, officers returned to the Burbank house and

arrested Tracy Maianwaring, 35, on suspicion of selling marijuana and

contributing to the delinquency of a minor, Tweedy said. They also

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arrested her 14-year-old son, who was cited on suspicion of marijuana

cultivation. He was released into the custody of an aunt.

A search of the house produced two pounds of marijuana and several

thousand dollars in cash, Tweedy said. A loaded .380 semi-automatic

handgun, a .22 Ruger rifle and more than a dozen plants were also

found in the son’s bedroom, he said.

Officers searched a storage facility a few blocks away and found

about 70 pounds of marijuana, Tweedy said.

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Head and Maianwaring were being held Thursday on $100,000 bail

each, Tweedy said.


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