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More than 243 marijuana plants, valued at $243,000, seized in Lorain County

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Posted at 1:39 PM, Oct 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-25 13:39:56-04

The Lorain County Narcotics Unit busted an outdoor marijuana growing operation, seizing 243 marijuana plants on Sept. 14.

The Lorain County Drug Task Force executed a warrant at a growing operation in Columbia Township after receiving an anonymous tip about the operation on Sept. 2.

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The marijuana plants, varying in size, had an approximate street value of $243,000, according to authorities.

The plants were well attended to with an irrigation system for watering.

The investigation has been forwarded to the Lorain County Grand Jury for prosecution.