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Alabama drug task force confiscates large marijuana field

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DEKALB COUNTY, AL (WRCB) -  DeKalb County, Alabama drug task force agents spotted a large marijuana grow from the air. 

Fifty-five-year-old Johnny Ray Wright and 63-year-old Linda R. Gibbs were arrested. 

Officials say last Tuesday, they were searching for marijuana plants, when air units saw several plants near a home in the Kilpatrick Community on County Road 179. 

Agents seized 72 plants, some of which exceeded 6 feet in height.  

The street value: $144-thousand dollars. 

Guns were also taken from the home. 

The suspects are charged with trafficking in cannabis and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. 
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