published Monday, August 1st, 2011

Marijuana plants seized in Walker County

During a local and state-wide marijuana sting last week, authorities seized 337 plants and arrested three people, officials said.

Led by the Governor’s Task Force on Marijuana Eradication, agents also found an indoor marijuana-growing operation, said Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson.

Every year, the task force partners with local authorities such as the Lookout Mountain Judicial Drug Task Force and the sheriff’s office to spot pot growers from the air.

Once the helicopter sees the plants, police attempt to make arrests from the ground.

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dao1980 said...

Whew! Thank goodness, it was getting scary out here for us helpless civilians.

August 1, 2011 at 12:09 p.m.
ookadoo said...

I feel much safer knowing this horrible drug is seized and destroyed. Thanks well paid helicopter pilots, SWAT team member and SWAT gear manufacturers from your local tax payer!

http://www.mpp.org/assets/pdfs/download-materials/MJ_ProhibFacts092008.pdf

August 1, 2011 at 12:39 p.m.
RickD said...

How about taking all that funding and put it toward something much, much better than bumming out a bunch of hippies.

Oh Idk? Say, double the Meth task force and have an "Eradication" of a real drug that causes real problems.

August 1, 2011 at 1:15 p.m.
ceeweed said...

Wow, I had just copped a good buzz and got on "The TFP Shop-on-Line" to buy me a fake pimp suit and I read this....that's a Bummer, Big Bro! Let it blossom, let it grow.

August 1, 2011 at 10:01 p.m.

As always the easy target, pot smokers because they know they won't put up a fight. Thieves, violent criminals and meth heads run amuck. Barney Fife says nip it in the bud. Those potheads will become murderers to support their habit.

August 2, 2011 at 6:33 a.m.
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