HARALSON COUNTY, Ga – A whole bunch of kilos of marijuana vegetation had been confiscated and destroyed in Haralson County. State drug brokers teaming up with native legislation enforcement to hunt out marijuana being illegally grown.
The Governors Job Power Drug Suppression unit used helicopters to crisscross the county and search fields and backyards for marijuana patches. In Haralson County, they labored with the native drug activity drive company and located a lot to confiscate.
“Proper now they collected about 400 kilos of marijuana throughout the county that is been seized. There’s been 4 arrests made to this point,” stated Haralson County Sheriff Stacy Williams.
The pot vegetation had been turned over to GBI. They are going to be documented and destroyed.
The sheriff says some have claimed they’re rising the marijuana to make use of for medicinal functions, however he would not consider that.
“Georgia has come throughout the desk and made some elements of marijuana authorized for folks to make use of for medical functions, and that is fantastic, we assist that, however a lot of the marijuana rising right here now could be to get excessive, it isn’t grown for medical functions,” stated Sheriff Williams.
The Governors Job Power makes use of aviation and floor assist groups with specialty autos to identify the marijuana patches. They help native legislation enforcement businesses that usually do not have the sources or manpower to conduct related operations. This 12 months the duty drive will conduct aerial surveillance in about 90% of Georgia’s 159 counties to assist eradicate home grown hashish.
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