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Sheriff's office seizes 14th outdoor marijuana growing operation within 5 years

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Posted at 3:21 PM, Jul 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-03 16:21:47-04

CORSICANA, TX — The Navarro County Sheriff's Office raided a domestic marijuana growing operation in Corsicana on Wednesday.

The sheriff's office said they raided an operation at the intersection of CR SE0040 and SE0010.

Marijuana plants in various stages of growth of up to about 3-feet tall, an abandoned campsite, numerous irrigation hoses, fertilizer, drying racks and other items associated with a marijuana growing operation were located.

It is the 14th outdoor marijuana growing operation located and seized by the NCSO within five years.

"We will remain diligent in seeking these illegal growing operations and take the necessary steps to eradicate this type of criminal activity from occurring in Navarro County," said Sheriff Elmer Tanner.