Area law enforcement teams up for large marijuana grow bust

 Courtesy: Jasper County Sheriff's Office
Courtesy: Jasper County Sheriff's Office (KY3)
Published: Sep. 12, 2017 at 2:06 PM CDT
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Several southwest Missouri law enforcement units teamed up for one of the largest marijuana grow seizures in the area.

The bust happened off of County Road 110 near Jasper in Jasper County. Detectives located 288 plants in all. The Missouri National Guard led officers to the exact location.

The investigation continues. The Jasper Police Department, the Jasper County Sheriff's Office, the Barton County Sheriff's Office, the Lamar Police Department and the Missouri National Guard all teamed up on the eradication effort.