Friday, August 31, 2012

ISP detectives sieze marijuana grow in Gooding County

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 8/31/2012 3:00 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On August 31, detectives from the Idaho State Police and deputies from the Gooding County Sheriff's Office responded to a tip of a large amount of marijuana growing in a corn field near 3300 South, in Gooding County. Using aerial support, law enforcement located 11 marijuana grow sites, which contained approximately 3,044 plants, with an estimated street value at over 6 million dollars. The investigation is ongoing at this time. ISP and Gooding County are asking if you have any information regarding these grow sites and others like it, to report it to the ISP District 4 Office or to the Gooding County Sheriff's Office.