MARION - Two Marion residents have been arrested after a large drug bust Thursday.

On Thursday, officers with Southern Illinois Enforcement Group, Illinois State Police SWAT and Marion Police Department executed a search warrant at 9507 Noble Lane in Marion. In the search, agents found and seized more than 16 pounds of cannabis and an AK-47 assault rifle.

Police arrested Charles H. Carlisle, 50, or Janet L. Lawrence, 51, both of Marion, were arrested and face charges of unlawful possession with intent to deliver cannabis. The investigation is ongoing.

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