HILL COUNTY, Texas— The Hill County Sheriff’s Office are investigating after 10,000 marijuana plants was found growing in an area known for hunting.
A hunter discovered the plants Monday and notified the authorities. A search of the hunting grounds revealed 13 different areas covered with plants and a work camp complete with a kitchen and gathering areas to harvest the marijuana.
Majority of the plants had been harvested but many were left behind.
It took 3 days and 10 law enforcement agencies to clear out all of the plants including; the Hill County Sheriff’s Office, U. S Army Corps of Engineers, Hill County Emergency Management, Hill County Precinct 2 Constable, Precinct 3 Constable and the Navarro County Sheriff’s Office.
No suspects have been identified at this time.