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Marijuana Eradication in Post 2

Date of News Release: 07/20/2009

(Madisonville, Ky.) -- In four days last week, troopers from the Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville along with support from the KSP Aircraft Section eradicated a total of 368 marijuana plants in the Post 2 District. The following is a county summary of where marijuana eradication occurred:

  • Hopkins County - 81 marijuana plants eradicated
  • Muhlenberg County - 137 marijuana plants eradicated
  • Todd County - 150 marijuana plants eradicated

The marijuana plants were transported to Post 2 where they were destroyed. The total, estimated value of the destroyed plants is $736,000. At the present time, no arrests have been made. The investigation is continuing by the Kentucky State Police.

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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 may remain anonymous.

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