Sheriff's Office seizes over 600 plants in marijuan bust
On Wednesday July 6, 2011 the acting on a tip, the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office seized 640 marijuana plants from a field north of Pierce City. The tip was called in regarding suspicious activity in the area.
Deputies responded to the area and located a large cultivated plot in an area approximately 1/2 mile from the roadway. Plants ranged in size from starter plants to full grown adult plants.
The plants were removed and taken as evidence. No suspect information is available at this time.