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Children removed from site of Russell Co. indoor marijuana grow

Two children removed from residence by social services. No arrests made. Charges are pending. Tpr. Zach Scott is investigating
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By TFC William R. Gregory, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY. (31 Jan 2017) - On January 20, 2017 at approximately 10:16amCT, Post 15 received an anonymous call regarding a potentially suicidal male.

Troopers from Post 15 and a Russell County Deputy responded to a residence at Bernard Farm Road in Russell County regarding the welfare check.

Upon arrival, units noticed a strong odor of marijuana in the residence that led to the recovery of approximately 2.5 pounds of processed marijuana, 51 marijuana plants and 11 grow lights.

No arrests were made at the scene and two children were removed from the residence by social services. Charges are pending. Tpr. Zach Scott is investigating.

This story was posted on 2017-01-31 12:35:27
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