Eagan man arrested for 72 pounds of pot in home

An Eagan man faces felony charges after police discovered more than 70 pounds of marijuana in his home.

Jerald Lynn Mixon, 73, was charged by the Dakota County Attorney on Aug. 28 with second-degree controlled substance crime with intent to sell.

According to the criminal complaint, the Dakota County Drug Task Force found drug paraphernalia and numerous bags of marijuana totaling 72.3 pounds in Mixon’s home during a warranted search.

If convicted, Mixon faces up to 25 years in prison.