Big marijuana bust in Big Lake

Posted: Thursday, September 27, 2001

BIG LAKE (AP) -- Drug enforcement officers made a big marijuana bust in Big Lake, Alaska State Troopers said.

The Mat-Su Drug team served a search warrant at a home in the Knollwood Heights subdivision in Big Lake Tuesday and found 990 marijuana plants. Investigators called the operation it a sophisticated commercial growing operation.

Plants, growing equipment and supplies were confiscated at the home.

Troopers said a husband and wife at the home were contacted and charges were being referred to the district attorney's office. The names of the man and woman were not released.

The Mat-Su Drug Team is made up of Wasilla and Palmer police and Alaska State Troopers.

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