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Sheriff's office busts marijuana grow operation near Beatty

Herald and News Sept 1, 2023

The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant Friday on Yainax Drive north of Beatty, and dismantled 579 marijuana plants.

The value of the illegal crop on the black market would have been approximately $3.3 million if the plants had been successfully harvested, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office. It is also estimated that 312,660 gallons of water had been used throughout the growing season.

Klamath County Code Enforcement assisted in the service of the warrant. No persons were located at the property.



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