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Police seize over 200 marijuana plants in Owen

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By John Whitlock

The Kentucky State Police and the Owen County Sheriff’s department conducted a marijuana eradication detail Aug. 19 in southern Owen County.

Two large plots, containing 225 plants, were spotted in southeast Owen County by police aircraft. The surveillance.

According to Kevin Woosley of the Kentucky State Police, depending on the quality of buds, the plants could fetch up to $1,000 per plant in the illegal drug trade.

No arrests have been made in connection with the operation and police would not disclose the specific location of the raid in hopes of making future arrests.