Search for missing kids in Hendersonville ends with pot bust

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Hendersonville drug suspects

James Flores (L) Mark Hoover (R) Source: Hendersonville Police Department

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Hendersonville police have arrested two men in connection to a marijuana grow operation.

Police made the discovery while looking for two missing juveniles last night.

According to investigators they were sent to 300 Cherokee Drive to look for the kids when officers smelled marijuana coming from the residence.

After getting a search warrant, officers discovered nine marijuana plants, cash, guns and other drug paraphernalia.

Police confirmed with News 2 the missing juveniles were found a few hours later at another location.

Mark Hoover, 48, and James Flores, 50, now face a number of drug charges.

Hendersonville drug suspects
James Flores (L) Mark Hoover (R) Source: Hendersonville Police Department

Police ask if you have any more information about the incident to contact Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at (615) 595-4113.

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