Franklin police sniff out hundreds of pot plants

(Provided Photo/Franklin Police)
(Provided Photo/Franklin Police)

FRANKLIN, Ind. (WISH) — Franklin police hope the public can help them put the pieces together after uncovering an extensive marijuana grow operation.

Officers patrolling neighborhoods noticed the smell of marijuana on Feb. 22, and subsequently found more than 350 marijuana plants in an old commercial building. It’s near Hurricane Road and Eastview Drive.

In addition to the plants, officers found fully processed marijuana.

Police believe the growing operation has been running since October 2012. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Franklin Police narcotics tip line at 317-346-1107 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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