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Search near Boyertown results in arrest, discovery of marijuana, money, weapons

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Published On: Apr 01 2014 10:24:32 AM CDT
Updated On: Apr 01 2014 04:46:24 PM CDT

A Berks County man has been arrested following the discovery of drugs, weapons and money on his property near Boyertown, county detectives said Tuesday.

DOUGLASS TWP., Pa. -

A Berks County man has been arrested following the discovery of drugs, weapons and money on his property near Boyertown, county detectives said Tuesday.

Law enforcement authorities converged on the first block of Hickory Lane in Douglass Township shortly after 5:30 p.m. Monday to serve a number of search warrants.

The detectives said they arrived to find Michael Lynch standing outside his home, where he was detained and advised of his rights.

A subsequent search of Lynch's recreational vehicle and home turned up approximately five pounds of marijuana, a scale and packaging material, and numerous weapons and ammunition, officials said.

Lynch was also found to have $1,576 in cash inside one of his pants pockets, according to court documents.

Lynch, 45, was charged with multiple drug offenses and committed to the Berks County Jail on $250,000 bail.