Marijuana eradication teams find plenty of pot in northeast Alabama

FORT PAYNE, Alabama (WDEF) – Law enforcement in DeKalb County, Fort Payne and Geraldine have been sweeping the country for illicit marijuana.

They even recruited the Alabama national Guard Counter Drug Unit to fly helicopters over the county.

The Sheriff reports they recovered a truck covered with tree branches that had been stolen 3 days ago.

They found more than 1500 marijuana plants, which would be worth $2000 a piece, according to the Federal Government.

DeKalb County Chief Deputy Edmondson say “All of these agencies have worked long hours and has done an outstanding job of ridding our County of these drugs.”

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