EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSDeputies Say Marijuana Growing Operation Discovered In Johnson County
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Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Sep. 24, 2013 3:36 PM EDT
Updated: Sep. 24, 2013 4:50 PM EDT
Paintsville , Johnson County , Kentucky
Deputies in Johnson County, Kentucky, said they discovered a marijuana growing operation.
The Johnson County Sheriff's Department said it received a tip Monday about the operation. Deputies used a helicopter to get an aerial view. Deputies were able to locate the plants in a wooded area behind a home on U.S. 460 in Paintsville. Deputies said they found seven marijuana plants and found additional plants and drug paraphernalia inside the home.
Deputies have not released the names of any suspects but said the case will be presented to a Johnson County grand jury for consideration.
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