600 pounds of marijuana seized from grow operation in Forest County

Posted at 3:49 PM, Oct 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-11 09:07:45-04

TOWN OF ARMSTRONG CREEK -- Forest County authorities seized over 600 pounds of marijuana from a grow operation last weekend, sheriff's officials say.

Investigators found marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and cocaine inside of the residence. Several plants were seized, with a total weight of over 600 pounds. 

Three men were taken into custody while harvesting the plants, and are now being held at the Forest County Jail.

The men are being charged with manufacturing THC, possession with intent to deliver, possession of paraphernalia, and possession of cocaine. 

Forest County Sheriff Dennee said the investigation began when someone reported finding marijuana in a nearby area.