What was tipped as legal hemp production led investigators to the fields with marijuana in huge quantities. It recounts CNN.
It was The Kern County Sheriff's Office, in cooperation with the FBI and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife issued the arrest warrant by the total 1,8575 square kilometers of land.
Here found and destroyed the authorities since the approximately 10 million marijuana plants, which were planted in the fields in Arvin, California.
It is the many plants, and they had then is actually also high-value. Good to 6.7 billion dollars in fact.
- These illegal marijuana fields grew under the cover of hemp production, has the sheriff's office announced.
in Order to be categorized as hemp, to THC value of the plant be less than 0.3 percent.
In plants, it was found, was the value far above this, the learned sheriff-office.
THC is the psychoactive substance in hampplanter.
On the office's Facebook page, it also appears that the investigation is still in progress, but at least can determine that there must not be sold plants from the fields because of the illicit worship.
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the 25 tons of drugs were futtet of the peruvian police last year. Video: AP.