Police: Home invasion target of 'rival dealers'

After Gwinnett County  responded to what appeared to be a burglary at a home in the Villa Chase subdivision, responding officers discovered more than 100 pounds of marijuana, $100,000 in cash and several guns, including two assault rifles and a gun that had been stolen from the Commerce Police Department, Gwinnett County police spokesman Officer Brian Kelly said.

Just before 5 a.m. Saturday, a neighbor called Gwinnett County police to report suspicious activity at a nearby home in the 6500 block of Mimosa Circle. When police arrived, a woman emerged from the home in question and told officers three armed men came into her home.

Inside, other people corroborated the woman's story that three men in hooded sweat shirts entered the home armed with a pistol, a baseball bat and a shotgun. The woman said the armed men smashed in a glass door in the back of the house, and ordered everyone to the floor before suddenly fleeing.

Police went into the garage of the home and found the drugs, guns and cash, and arrested 20-year-old Pros Hong and 19-year-old Christopher Kim  on felony drug and gun possession and gang activity charges, according to Gwinnett County jail records.

Joachim Durley, 23, was arrested on felony gang activity charges and theft by receiving, and Samantha Phang was arrested and charged with felony drug trafficking.

Gwinnett County police spokesman Cpl. David Schiralli told WSB TV officers believe the home was a drug-stash house being targeted by rival dealers.

Kelly said the investigation is ongoing, and police are looking for the individuals who broke into the home.

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