Submitted Marijuana plants were found growing inside a home on Highland Lick Road last week.

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Marijuana plants were found growing inside a home on Highland Lick Road last week.

Staff report

The South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force busted an indoor marijuana growing operation last week following a tip from another law enforcement agency.

On Wednesday, Dec. 20, the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force received information from Kentucky Fish and Wildlife of a possible indoor marijuana grow.

Fish and Wildlife Officers had been at a residence on Highland Lick Road in the Russellville area on a seperate complaint and smelled a strong odor of marijuana.

Agents of the Drug Task Force then obtained a search warrant for the residence and found approximately eight plants growing inside the home. Agents also seized some drug paraphernalia as well as multiple guns.

The investigation is ongoing and charges are currently pending. The case will be presented to the Logan County Grand Jury at a later date and arrests will likely be made after an indictment is obtained.

Also assisting at the scene was the Logan County Sheriff's Department and the Kneutkcy Department of Fish and Wildlife. The investigating officer is Troy Robinson of the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force.

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Marijuana plants were found growing inside a home on Highland Lick Road last week.