Fulton County police say they discovered a marijuana grow house Friday in an upscale neighborhood in southwest Atlanta.



Few details were provided on the raid in the 2400 block of Wyncreek Place, which occurred around 3 p.m. Friday in the Wyncreek Estates subdivision just north of Camp Creek Parkway.



Three men and one woman at the home were taken into custody, according to police spokesman Sgt. Scott McBride. Their identities were not immediately provided nor were the specific charges.



“At this time it appears that this was not a new operation,” McBride said without elaborating.



Channel 2 Action News reported authorities stopped a marijuana-loaded U-Haul truck on Camp Creek Parkway and traced it back to the home.



Fulton County property records show the home is 3,221 square feet with four bedrooms, three full baths and a full basement. It sold for $418,000 in 2007 but is currently appraised by the county at $222,400.



According to neighbor Eric Chubb, the last resident moved out about six months ago and the home appeared to be vacant. Regularly, however, vehicles were seen arriving at the home in the middle of the night, with the garage door opening without a light, Chubb told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Friday.



Chubb also said the home, where the surrounding lawn was always kept up, always had one interior light on.



Chubb, who has lived in Wyncreek Estates for five years, said he was “very, very disappointed” that this happened in his neighborhood, though he added he was not too naive to think it could never happen there.



He said he and other neighbors were suspicious of activity at the home even though it was supposed to be vacant. He said some even told him they’d reported their suspicions to the police.



“You can bet I’ll be more vigilant,” Chubb said.

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