DASSEL, Minn. (AP/WCCO) — The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says officers who went to arrest a fugitive with an out-of-state warrant ended up uncovering a large-scale marijuana growing operation in Dassel.

Officers who arrested the 37-year-old Bao Quoc Huynh Thursday seized 1,433 marijuana plants from the residence. Sheriff Brian Cruze says that in his 24-year law enforcement career he has never seen such a sophisticated operation.

Bao Huynh (L) and Trong Ly (R) (credit: Sherburne County/Meeker County)

Officers also arrested a second suspect, 45-year-old Trong Brandon Ly from Brooklyn Park.

(© Copyright 2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)


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