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Deputies discover pot growing operation in Cannon County

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Deputies with the Cannon County Sheriff's Office discovered a large marijuana growing operation while investigating a tractor theft Saturday.

According to the Cannon Courier, police said the drugs were valued at about $250,000.

Deputies said they were looking to interview residents on Payton Lane in connection with a reported tractor theft when they discovered some marijuana plants being grown in flower pots.

A total of 228 marijuana plants were discovered at three different addresses. 

Investigators seized the plants and took them to the sheriff's department to be burned.

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