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On September 3, 2014, the Mini-Cassia Drug Task Force conducted a search for marijuana from the air. During the flight, 18 grow sites were located in three separate cornfields in South Cassia County. Deputies seized 4,620 marijuana plants with a street value that exceeds $13.8 million.
The operation was a joint effort with Cassia County, Minidoka County, Jerome County, Mini-Cassia Search and Rescue, and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. This investigation is ongoing. If you have any information that may lead to the arrest and prosecution of suspect(s), please contact the Cassia Sheriff’s Office, or Crime Stoppers at 208-878-2900 if you wish to remain anonymous and possibly gain a cash reward.