3 charged in underground pot bust in Chattooga County

3 charged in underground pot bust in Chattooga County

June 25th, 2012 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

CHATTOOGA COUNTY, GA. -- The people who live on Mill Village Rd. in Lyerly had no idea dozens of marijuana plants were growing nine feet below ground in a complex and sophisticated grow house.

"Never seen anything like it," says Sheriff John Everett. " They went through a lot of work, a lot of trouble, spent a lot of money."

The 9 X 11 subterranean grow house took five months to build. A single ladder led officers to the room which had a ventilation system and a complex water system with a sub pump.

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