Marijuana grow operation busted in Boise County

BOISE COUNTY – Two people have been arrested and face felony charges in connection to what authorities are calling a sophisticated marijuana grow operation.

Deputies with the Boise County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant at a home last Thursday after receiving a tip about some illegal activity.

In a nearby building officers found two large tents with elaborate watering, lighting and drying systems. A large gas generator was used in one of the shops where the indoor marijuana was located.

It is estimated that more than $172,000 worth of marijuana plants were removed from the property. Those plants will be destroyed.

Chief Deputy Dale Rogers said this grow was not the largest he's seen, but added the grow operation has been in business for years based on information obtained at the scene.

Deputies also seized and removed several vehicles, recreational vehicles, firearms and money.

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