Large Marijuana Grow Found In A Jerome County Corn Field


By Paul Johnson

Jerome, Idaho (KMVT-TV) This morning, the Sheriff’s office in Jerome and the Idaho State Police located 1,100 Marijuana plants in corn fields in Southwest Jerome County. Officials say trained spotters from both Jerome County and the Idaho State Police were able to identify a multiple grow location. Ground units were then directed from an aircraft where the plants were located. The marijuana plants were removed and will be destroyed after a court order is obtained. None of the land owners were aware of the marijuana plants growing on their property and were very cooperative in their removal, according to a news release issued by the Jerome County Sheriff’s office. Each Marijuana plant has an estimated street value of $2,000for a total street value of these plants totaling $2.2 million. The Jerome County Sheriff’s office is continuing to investigate the marijuana grows and anyone with information is encouraged to call the Jerome County Sheriff’s office at 644-2770.

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