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More than 6,000 Marijuana Plants Seized

August 11, 2006 – The V.I. Police Department and other local and federal law enforcement partners have recently completed a three-day initiative to identify and seize marijuana plants on St. Croix.
A total of 6,294 marijuana plants were seized from 38 different fields in 13 different estates around the island, according to a Police Department press release. The plants were estimated to have an approximate street value of between $553,600 and $1,384,000.
Persons with information regarding the presence of marijuana plants or other drug activity in their neighborhoods are asked to contact the confidential DEA Tip Line at 773-5836.

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