3,000 pot plants seized in Federal Way, Renton, Seattle

  • Wed May 17th, 2017 4:58pm
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Seattle police seized more than 3,000 marijuana plants, 60 pounds of the processed plant, firearms and vehicles after serving warrants at 14 illegal grow sites in Federal Way, Seattle and Renton Wednesday morning, according to a Seattle Police Department Public Affairs Office press release.

Narcotics detectives arrested 15 people in connection with the grows, which are believed to be connected but not associated with Washington’s legal marijuana industry, police said in the release. The suspects were booked into King County Jail.

The FBI, Drug Enforcement Agency, Homeland Security and the King County Sheriff’s Office assisted.

— Compiled by Mirror staff