OBN shuts down illegal marijuana grow operation, finds about 1,000 plants in Creek County

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Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics agents recently shut down an illegal marijuana grow operation last week in Creek County.According to a news release, agents investigated a tip and, on Friday, found about 1,000 plants growing on several acres in a heavily wooded area near Depew. OBN spokesman Mark Woodward said there was plenty of evidence to show the grow was not a commercially licensed medical marijuana business.“This illegal operation included a campsite and several indicators that resemble previous patches located by OBN involving teams of Hispanic cultivators living on-site and growing for Mexican drug trafficking organizations,” Woodward said in the news release. “OBN has raided nearly a dozen similar sites over the past decade throughout Oklahoma.”Woodward added that the OBN “won’t allow Oklahoma…

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