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Marijuana Grow Investigation in Ohio County

Date of News Release: 09/19/2010

(Henderson, Ky.) -- At approximately 11:53 A.M. the Kentucky State Police were contacted in regards to marijuana plants that had been located on a farm just off Halls Creek Road in Ohio County. Upon arrival Trooper Chris McKee and Trooper Juan Moorman located approximately 31 marijuana plants ranging from 3' to 6' tall. The plants were pulled and then transported to the Ohio County Fire training facility where they were burned in a controlled environment under the supervision Of Beaver Dam FD, Chief Tim Blair. The investigation is ongoing.

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