Kaufman, Texas –On Tuesday May 18, 2010 through a combined effort involving Kaufman County Sheriffs Office and the Department of Public Safety a marijuana plant growing operation was discovered. The highly developed growing operation was located in the Lawson Road area just off of Highway 80.
The seizure included 7,125 marijuana plants. It appears that the illegal growing venture had just been started.
The street value of the marijuana plants after harvest is estimated to be in excess of $71,000.00.
This case is still under investigation, and investigators are expecting several arrests charges to be filed.