Washington County Sheriff’s Office Assists in Marijuana Eradication Near Browse

On Friday, August 24th, 2012 the Washington County Metro SWAT team in conjunction with agents of the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), US  Forest Service, US BLM, Utah Highway Patrol and the Washington County Area Drug Task Force in eradicating a marijuana grow in the Browse area west of Interstate 15.

The grow was located by the coordinated efforts of the agencies involved, and resulted in the removal of approximately 3600 marijuana plants.  About 60 individuals assisted in the eradication, as well at the clean up and removal of the trash let at the site.

Pictures of the site taken by Sheriff Cory Pulsipher: