3 In custody after pot bust at Phoenix hotel

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PHOENIX -- Three people are in custody after an early morning pot bust at a Phoenix hotel.

About 30 lbs. of pot

According to the Phoenix Police Department, security guards at the Inn Town Suites at 51st Avenue and Interstate 10 noticed a suspcious odor emanating from one of the hotel rooms at about 3:30 a.m. Friday.

While talking the three people inside the room, the guards spotted what appeared to be several small bales of marjuana. After a short struggle, guards were able to detain the trio until police arrived.

According to Det. Marysol Larrison of the Phoenix Police Department, officers discovered about 30 pounds of pot and $2,000 in cash, as well as miscellaneous drug paraphenalia inside the hotel room.

The three individuals were taken into police custody and investigators from the drug enforcement bureau were called in.

Police are not releasing any information about the suspects at this time.