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$8 million in marijuana busted in McDowell Co.

WELCH, W. Va (WVVA)-- Officials seized 3,000 marijuana plants valued at $8 million Thursday in McDowell County.

The bust was a collaborative effort between the West Virginia State Police detachments in Welch and Princeton, the McDowell County Sheriff's Department, and the Division of Natural Resources.

The plants were found in remote areas throughout the county.

Officials say no arrests were made on cultivation charges. 

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