TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Marijuana Eradication in Todd County
Date of News Release: 09/10/2007
Todd County - On Monday, September 10, 2007 at approximately 5:00 p.m., troopers and detectives from the Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville eradicated a total of 1,089 marijuana plants at an undisclosed location in Todd County. Many of the plants were approximately five feet tall. The marijuana plants were transported to Post 2 where they will be destroyed. The estimated value of the seized plants is $2,178,000. At the present time, no arrests have been made. The investigation is continuing by the Kentucky State Police.
The Kentucky State Police will continue their marijuana eradication efforts throughout the summer. To anonymously report any type of suspected illegal drug activity, citizens can call the KSP toll-free drug tip hotline, 1-800-DOPE-TIP (1-800-367-3847). The hotline is answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You may also contact Post 2 direct at 1-270-676-3313 or toll-free at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state). Callers can remain anonymous.