Large Marijuana Operation Uncovered
On Friday afternoon, agents with the Transylvania County Narcotics Task Force (TNT) uncovered what they describe as an "elaborate indoor marijuana growing operation" in the Rosman and East Fork communities.
Agents seized 640 plants with a street value estimated at $286,560 from three mobile homes, which had been converted into sophisticated growing laboratories.
Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney said the investigation is in the early stages but that arrests will be forthcoming.
According to TNT agents, the bust is one of the largest ever in the county. A similar indoor growing oper...