Marijuana growing operation uncovered in Magoffin County

SALYERSVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – An anonymous tip led deputies from the Magoffin County Sheriff’s Office to a marijuana growing operation.

According to a post on the office’s Facebook page, Sunday night Deputies T. Tussey and D. Marshall found and seized 18 pot plants along with marijuana that had already been harvested.

Deputies say the approximate street value of the seized pot is $36,000.

The sheriff’s office thanked the community for the tip and encouraged people to continue to provide information, anonymous or otherwise.

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