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Published March 08, 2011, 04:55 PM

85 Pot Plants Seized in Beltrami County Drug Bust

The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office says 85 marijuana plants were seized in a drug bust in eastern Beltrami County.

By: WDAZ Staff Reports,

The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office says 85 marijuana plants were seized in a drug bust in eastern Beltrami County.

On Sunday, March 6 agents of the Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force, Leech Lake Tribal Police and Beltrami County Sheriff's Deputies searched a rural Blackduck, MN, home in the 6000 block of Scenic Highway NE.

Officers found 85 plants being grown in two large metal storage containers buried under the garage floor at the home. The storage containers were disguised by a trap door under a work bench.

The occupant of the home is being sought in connection with the marijuana growing operation.

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