More Marijuana Spotted in Aerial Search

August 21, 2008
Dwayne Page

More marijuana was found Tuesday during a helicopter fly over of portions of the county.

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department, in cooperation with the Warren County Sheriff's Department Marijuana Eradication Team, conducted the aerial search.

Sheriff Patrick Ray says "Officers in the chopper spotted some marijuana plants in the Dry Creek and Pea Ridge areas." Some of the marijuana was in patches and the rest was scattered among thickets on hillsides. According to Sheriff Ray, about 200 marijuana plants were found, from about one to four feet tall and it was all cut and destroyed.

Sheriff Ray encourages anyone having knowledge of drug manufacture or drug use to call him at 597-4935 or call the Drug and Crime Tip Line at 464-6400. You may also email him at All calls are kept confidential.

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