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September 22, 2018

Police Seize $200K Worth Of Marijuana Plants


Some of the marijuana plants seized in raids in Hannibal, Oswego town and Scriba on September 7 and 11, 2009.  Photo courtesy of the Oswego County Sheriff's Department.

Some of the marijuana plants seized in raids in Hannibal, Oswego town and Scriba on September 7 and 11, 2009. Photo courtesy of the Oswego County Sheriff's Department.

UPDATE: The Sheriff’s Department said in response to our questions that the plants were found in the towns of Hannibal, Oswego and Scriba between September 7 and September 11.  No arrests have been made yet but the investigation is continuing.  We hear photos may be coming and we’ll show them to you when they arrive.

UPDATE 2: Photos of the seized plants just arrived, with thanks to Linda Baker of the Sheriff’s Department.

Press release:

The Oswego County Sheriff’s Office, along with members of the US Border Patrol, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Drug Enforcement Administration, Fulton Police Department, and the Oswego Police Department, seized over 300 marijuana plants in a joint eradication effort. Investigators, acting on tips from the Oswego County Drug Tip Line and the US Border Patrol helicopter, seized the plants from both indoor and outdoor locations. The street value of the drugs is estimated to be in excess of $200,000. The investigation continues.

The Oswego County Drug Task Force can be reached toll free at the tip line at 1 (888) 511-8997. The Oswego County Sheriff’s Office can be reached toll free at 1 (888) 349-3411 or the Criminal Investigations Division can be reached by calling 1 (800) 724-8477.

Some of the marijuana plants seized in raids in Hannibal, Oswego town and Scriba on September 7 and 11, 2009.  Photo courtesy of the Oswego County Sheriff's Department.

Some of the marijuana plants seized in raids in Hannibal, Oswego town and Scriba on September 7 and 11, 2009. Photo courtesy of the Oswego County Sheriff's Department.

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