HASWELL, Colo. (AP) – Authorities have arrested two people after a search of a home in the southeastern Colorado town of Haswell turned up about 1,200 marijuana plants.
Kiowa County Sheriff Forrest Frazee says deputies searched the home Saturday morning and found “a very sophisticated operation” with plants lined up in various stages of growth, the largest being about 3 feet tall. The suspects’ names and a full list of charges have not been released.READ MORE: Coloradans Kim Dobson And Ashley Brasovan Take Top Spots In Mount Washington Road Race
Frazee says the two who were arrested aren’t believed to be Colorado residents but had been living at the home for about two months.READ MORE: Preventing Theft: Denver Police Etching VIN On Catalytic Converters
Recreational use and sale of marijuana are legal in Colorado, but laws and regulations still apply to growing the drug. It also remains a federally controlled substance despite the change in state law.MORE NEWS: Colorado Weather: Landspout Tornadoes Hit Colorado Plains
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