Pot Bust In Pine County

By KBJR News 1

Pot Bust In Pine County

November 30, 2011 Updated Nov 12, 2013 at 5:58 PM CDT

Askov, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Law enforcement authorities in Pine County bust a pot growing operation at a commercial building in Askov.

Officers found a large hydroponic marijuana grow on Tuesday in a hidden room in the building. There were 400 plants ranging from 2 inches to 5 ft. tall. The estimated street value is $150,000.

Authorities executed a search warrant at a suspect's house in Bamum and found another large hydroponic marijuana grow in the upstairs of a garage.

Charges are pending.

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