Captain Bill Payton
Kentucky State Police
Drug Enforcement / Special Investigations Branch
P.O. Box 5125
Bowling Green, KY 42102
Indoor Marijuana Grow Investigation in Edmonton, KY
Date of News Release: 02/21/2013
(Edmonton, KY) -- On Wednesday February 21, 2013 units from Kentucky State Police West Drug Enforcement and Columbia Area HIDTA Task Force received information from the Hardin County HIDTA Drug Task Force of a possible indoor marijuana growing operation located at 215 Mosby Ridge Road in Edmonton, KY. An independent investigation revealed information for a search warrant. The Hardin County HIDTA Drug Task Force, KSP Post 15, and KSP Canine assisted KSP DESI West and units located 419 growing marijuana plants in a four room growing operation. Within the next two weeks this operation would have produced approximately 300 to 400 pounds of marijuana. Arrests are pending.
To anonymously report any type of suspected illegal drug activity, citizens can call the KSP toll-free drug tip hotline, 1-800-DOPETIP. The hotline is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.