Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Marijuana Plants Located in Lewis County
Date of News Release: 09/02/2011
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On September 2, 2011 Kentucky State Police Morehead Trooper Mike Fogleman received information from the Mason County Sheriff's Department of marijuana plants growing in an area off Crooked Creek Road in Lewis County. Trooper Fogleman located 21 marijuana plants and two separate plots where marijuana had previously been harvested. The marijuana plants were confiscated and later destroyed by Trooper Fogleman. It is undetermined at this time who is responsible for the marijuana plants. The incident remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police Morehead.