Thousands of plants seized in marijuana bust

Posted at 5:33 PM, Sep 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-15 18:37:27-04

Police conducting an investigation seized almost six thousand marijuana plants Thursday.

Robertson County Sheriff’s Office, Texas Game Wardens, and the Texas Department of Public Safety began to seize the marijuana grow located on a nonactive mine land that was located in the northeast part of Robertson County.

The estimated value of the plants recovered was approximately 2.9 million dollars, according to police.

In the investigation, a camp was located too. Police believe it was where the individuals that were growing the marijuana live.

According to the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office, no one present during the seizure was taken into custody.

Limestone County Sheriff Dennis Wilson, McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara, Sheriff Kevin Ellis, Chief Investigator Victor Smith, and Leon County Sheriff Deputy Chris Rosales, and Chief Investigator Victor Smith assisted in the recovery.

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