Pot bust in Hardin County nets 2,000+ plants

Elizabethtown, KY - Posted by Charles Gazaway - email

ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (WAVE) – Kentucky State Police have made a large pot bust in central Kentucky. According to a KSP spokesperson, troopers cut down more than 2,000 marijuana plants during a raid in Hardin County.

Trooper First Class Bruce Reeves, public affairs officer for the Elizabethtown post, said troopers went to the location in a field just west of the Elizabethtown weight station off I-65 around 10 a.m. on August 30.

Reeves called the bust a "significant hit." The street value of the marijuana is unknown.

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