NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Two people were arrested after more than 58 marijuana plants were discovered during the execution of a search warrant at a West Nashville home Thursday.

Metro detectives were initially looking for a convicted felon with outstanding warrants when they stumbled on the grow operation.

Metro police reported 29-year-old Nicole Madden and Edwin Santiago, 42, were taken into custody after the search of the home in the 6000 block of Charlotte Pike.

Metro police reported the marijuana found in the home was recovered from a marijuana grow operation.

  • Charlotte Pike Drug Bust (Courtesy of Metro Nashville Police Department)
  • Nicole Madden and Edwin Santiago Jr. mugshots

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In addition to the marijuana, officers recovered 41 grams of cocaine and drug paraphernalia, including scales, cutting agents and packaging material, according to an arrest document.

Officers also reportedly found multiple pistols and rifles in various locations throughout the home, including in the living room fireplace.

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A 9 mm pistol was discovered inside Madden’s vehicle, according to Metro police.

Madden was charged with the manufacturing of marijuana, felony drug possession and felony weapon possession. Her bond was set at $55,000.

Santiago, the suspect police were initially searching for, was booked into the Metro jail and is being held on federal warrants stemming from a September 2021 firearms arrest.