Drug Task Force Seizes 122 Marijuana Plants, Guns From Union County Home


The Union County Multi Agency Drug Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant at a home and found a large marijuana growing operation.

According to the task force, agents raided a home in the 25000 block of state Route 287, near East Liberty, after receiving a tip from the public.

Agents found 122 live marijuana plants and evidence of another 94 that had been growing on the property.

An undetermined amount of processed marijuana, four firearms, and surveillance and growing equipment also were seized.

Union County Sheriff Jamie Patton said that the estimated value of the plants was about $1,000 each, for an overall street  value of $122,000.

No one has been charged in connection with the raid.

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