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Police seized 400-500 marijuana plants over the weekend.
The plants were removed from a wooded area off Parkway Drive Friday.
The recovery, though large, isn’t the biggest one Bardstown Police Chief Rick McCubbin said they have made.
“It’s really not one of the biggest that we have done,” McCubbin said. “It’s definitely a big one and a good one.”
The Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force, Bardstown Police and the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the recovery of the plants.
The marijuana plants were in various stages of maturity, ranging from 3 feet to 15 feet tall.
McCubbin said the estimated street value of the plants is $400,000 to $500,000.
“I’m sure it ruined someone’s weekend,” he said.
McCubbin said the plants were found in a common area in kind of a public place and as far as he knows, there aren’t currently any suspects.
“Marijuana eradication is a priority among police departments,” he said. “It’s not the only thing we do when it comes to drugs. We treat the marijuana just like we do the pills and the heroin.”