22,400 pounds of marijuana seized in five-county bust

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — About 22,400 pounds of marijuana were seized in a five-county bust in southern Colorado Wednesday.

Authorities searched a total of 12 properties in El Paso, Pueblo, Bent, Crowley, and Otero counties. They seized 22,479 pounds of marijuana products and plants.

Authorities believe the growers planned to ship the marijuana out of state. Ten of the 12 properties were rentals.

No arrests have been made.

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