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NC authorities seize over 500 pot plants valued at $1 million at maturity

ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. — The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office and officials with the National Guard seized around 540 pot plants Tuesday that were capable of producing $1 million worth marijuana at full maturity, according to a Robeson County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post. 

The seizure is part of what is called “Domestic Marijuana Eradication Operations.”

“We continue to utilize all available resources in our quest to clean up our county,” Sheriff Burnis Wilkins said. “Operations such as this will have a huge impact on those trying to profit from the illegal drug trade. This is only the beginning as we expect to make arrest soon”.

The plants ranged from 4 feet to 15 feet in height.

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