197 Marijuana Plants Found In Wooded Area

Marijuana-Plants-FIThe Sampson County Sheriff’s Office seized marijuana with a street value of nearly a half million dollars on Wednesday.

Authorities released details about the incident on Friday. Officials said 197 marijuana plants were found growing in a wooded area near Rowan Creek Lane outside of Clinton. The plants were about 4 feet high. The estimated street value was $492,500. 

An anonymous tip led deputies to the plants. No arrests have been made but the grow operation is still under investigation.