Deputies seize 25,000 marijuana plants hidden in Eastern Washington cornfield

Authorities seize 25,000 marijuana plants hidden in Eastern Washington cornfield

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Wash. — Deputies with the Franklin County Sheriff's Office in Eastern Washington removed 25,000 marijuana plants in a cornfield over a two-day span.

Over the course of two days, our Deputies, with the assistance of the WSP Eradication Team, removed a total of 25,000...

Posted by Franklin County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Franklin County is located in eastern Washington – and its largest city is Pasco.

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The Sheriff's Office said they conducted multiple drone flights as part of the eradication efforts.

Deputies provided maps, posted below, of where the plants were found.

Officials said the Washington State Patrol Eradication Team also helped with the removal.

"We'd like to thank the community members for their help in bringing it to our attention and allowing us to use equipment for the ease of eradication," deputies said.