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Marijuana Eradicated Near Marble Mountain

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Sonora, Ca — 4,407 marijuana plants were eradicated in the Marble Mountain area of the Stanislaus National Forest today.

The eradication effort was carried out by the Tuolumne Narcotics Team, California Department of Justice Camp Team and the U.S. Forest Service.

?The plants were located during an aerial observation mission,? says Deputy Paul Tualla with the Sheriff´s Office.

If allowed to mature, Tualla says the plants would have a street value of around $2,500 a piece. No suspects were located near the garden. There have been 93,899 marijuana plants eradicated this summer by the Tuolumne Narcotics Team.

Written by BJ Hansen