Couple calls cops - end up in cuffs

UPPER DARBY, Pa. - November 10, 2008 This morning police showed off just some of what they found inside a home on Maplewood Road late Friday - 10,000 dollars worth of high grade, home-grown marijuana, along with guns, knives and numerous law enforcement badges and uniforms.

43-year-old Edward Hatton and his wife Deborah were arrested in their home after calling police to report a burglary. Their bail has been set at $100,000 cash each.

Uniformed officers nabbed the burglary suspect, but spotted drugs in the house. A search warrant for the basement turned up a sophisticated hydroponic pot growing operation.

Among the weapons seized is a high powered AK-47 assault rifle with a 30 round clip.

Police are also concerned that Edward Hatton may have been impersonating law enforcement officers in Philadelphia and Delaware County. That part of the investigation is ongoing.

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