By Therin Miller | April 26, 2022
The Henryetta Police Department along with Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics said 42,000 plants were seized and 28 workers were detained Tuesday after a multi-agency investigation into criminal marijuana trafficking.
The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics conducted a raid on Tuesday and seized over 42 thousand plants, 28 workers were detained. One agent said "This is an incredible victory for our state as we work to combat criminal organizations that traffic marijuana which is hurting legitimate companies and grows within the state."
Henryetta police department and agents and officers from the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Administration, District 25 Drug Task Force, Creek Nation Lighthorse Police, and Oklahoma City Police Department served a search warrant at an illegal marijuana-growing operation on Dustin Road this morning.
“During this investigation, evidence shows large loads of marijuana being moved off this property and trafficked out of state onto the illicit market,” Mark Woodward, Spokesman for the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics said.
Woodward said arrests are pending, and the investigation is ongoing.