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Three arrested in connection with marijuana grow operation

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ROSSVILLE, GA (WRCB) -- The Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force served a search warrant at 241 Longview Drive, Rossville, Georgia, around noon on Monday and found an indoor marijuana growing operation, according to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson.

Sheriff Wilson described the operation as "elaborate and sophisticated" with thousands of dollars worth of fans, timers and lighting. Approximately one-quarter of a million dollars in marijuana was seized. 

The marijuana was found in various stages of growth from seedling to processed marijuana ready for sale.

Arrested were three men of Cuban descent: Benjamin Valdes, 31, Juan Carlos Valladares, 31, and Felix Valdes Jr., 32.

All three men will appear before a Magistrate Judge on Tuesday April 3rd, at 3:00 PM in Walker County.

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