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Authorities find marijuana farm worth more than $1.7M


August 21, 2019

EL DORADO, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have found a marijuana farm worth more than $1.7 million while chasing a suspect.

KSNW-TV reports that the discovery was made Sunday when deputies with the Butler County Sheriff's Office responded to a residential burglary near El Dorado.

The sheriff's office says the deputies pursued the burglary suspect when he ran into a field. As the deputies searched for the suspect, they spotted a couple men who also took off running. One of those men was captured, leading the deputies to a nearby cultivated marijuana field.

On Monday, deputies, Kansas Bureau of In...

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