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Washington County Sheriff’s Office shuts down ‘massive’ illegal cannabis operation outside North Plains

Law enforcement agencies destroy cannabis plants at the North Plains site. Photo courtesy WCSO

Washington County Sheriff’s Office shuts down ‘massive’ illegal cannabis operation outside North Plains

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said that an illegal cannabis grow site northeast of the city of North Plains was shut down following a search in late September of the property.

According to a press release issued Thursday, October 7, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Negotiations Team—a SWAT-type team—executed a search warrant at 13275 NW Jackson School Road, a property located slightly over one mile northeast of North Plains city limits.

With the aid of the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team, the search resulted in the seizure of more than 800 pounds of dried cannabis, 5,719 cannabis plants, half a million dollars . . .

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