Local

Large Pot-Growing Operation Found In Askov, Minn.

View Comments

ASKOV, Minn. (WCCO) — A large marijuana growing operation was discovered in Askov, Minn. Tuesday, according to the Pine County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities say a drug investigation led them to a large commercial building, where they executed a search warrant. Inside, a large hydroponic marijuana growing operation was found inside a hidden room.

The operation included 400 plants, which ranged from 2 inches to 5 feet tall. The estimated street value was $150,000.

After the pot bust, authorities executed a search warrant at the suspect’s house in Barnum. Another large hydroponic marijuana growing operation was discovered in the upstairs of the garage.

Charges are pending.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 4,380 other followers