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Marijuana worth approximately $12M seized from chicken farm, Georgia authorities say

Authorities in Georgia on Wednesday said they had found approximately $12 million worth of marijuana at an abandoned chicken farm.

(Madison County Sheriff’s Office)

Authorities in Georgia on Wednesday said they had found approximately $12 million worth of marijuana at an abandoned chicken farm.

Deputies from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office went to a farm earlier in July, the department said on Facebook, and what they discovered prompted them to ask for a search warrant. Authorities described finding ” a ‘large-scale’ marijuana grow” on the site.

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The authorities said that they seized roughly 3,500 plants and 250 pounds of “finished product”, presumably a value of approximately $12 million.

The sheriff’s office shared pictures of the seizure, with a number of rows of plant containers and the officials on the scene.

The authorities are still investigating the find, and said arrests are pending.

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