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$255K worth of pot found in Mercer County

Deputies have confiscated more than $200,000 worth of marijuana in Mercer County.

According to a news release from the Sheriff's Department, deputies were executing an eviction in the Clover Dew Dairy Road area of Princeton when they discovered a large indoor marijuana grow.

Upon making the discovery the Southern Regional Drug & Violent Crime Task Force was notified and assisted in the investigation.

They found approximately 90 marijuana plants with an estimated street value of $255,000 and seized several firearms.

Charges are pending and the case is still under investigation by the Southern Regional Drug & Violent Crime Task Force.

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