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Deputies confiscate pot plants

IMG_1255The McCreary County Sheriff’s Department is reporting the confiscation of several marijuana plants Monday night.

Deputy Odell Smith stated he, along with Deputies Charles Perry and Cecil Powers, had received information regarding a possible illegal grow operation at a residence on Inman Neal Road in Stearns.

Smith said he located the plants and was conducting an undercover investigation late Monday, when a disturbance at a nearby residence required law enforcement to intervene, alerting the suspects.

While no arrests have been made Deputy Smith states suspects in the case have been identified and charges are pending.

A total of 13 marijuana plants were confiscated.

The investigation is ongoing.

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