Forest Service eradicates marijuana grow in Pike National Forest

Law enforcement officials removed more than 3,000 pounds of pipe, pesticides, other liquids, camping gear, and trash from an illegal marijuana grow site in the Pike National Forest Wednesday. / U.S. Forest Service
Law enforcement officials removed more than 3,000 pounds of pipe, pesticides, other liquids, camping gear, and trash from an illegal marijuana grow site in the Pike National Forest. / U.S. Forest Service

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Multiple agencies worked together Wednesday to eradicate an illegal marijuana grow site in the Pike National Forest.

Forest service officials said the site was located in the Green Mountain area. The eradication team collected more than 3,900 marijuana plants and more than 3,000 pounds of irrigation pipe, pesticides, flammable liquids, camping gear, and trash.

Officials said no arrests have been made in connection with the grow. The case remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement at 303-275-5266.

The grow site was eradicated by law enforcement from the U.S. Forest Service, Department of Homeland Security Investigations, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, and Colorado National Guard Joint Counter Drug Task Force.

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