Florida Marijuana Bust

A raid on a Florida marijuana field has taken nearly half a million dollars worth of drugs off the street and landed a Walton County man in jail.

54-year-old Edward Charles blocker of Defuniak Springs is charged with cultivating marijuana.

He was arrested when he checked out a marijuana field that Walton County narcotics officers had under surveillance.

Some 230 marijuana plants were seized in the raid.

Authorities say it had a potential street value of more than $450,000.