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* Solano Co. Narcotics Team Destroy More Then $15 Million In Pot Plants

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Two marijuana gardens containing more than 3,000 plants were destroyed by drug officers in unincorporated Solano County Thursday, in the first eradication mission of the pot plant growing season, according to the sheriff’s office.Officers from a county narcotics enforcement team were airlifted to two marijuana grows located in the hills west of Vacaville, according to the Solano County Sheriff’s Office. Approximately 3,100 pot plants were seized from the gardens and later burned.The grow operations had been located by drug teams running aerial missions above Solano County, according to the sheriff’s office. Officers routinely participate in flyover missions during the summer marijuana growing season, plotting coordinates of pot grows so ground crews can later locate and destroy them.No arrests were made in connection to Thursday’s seizure.The sheriff’s office estimated the street value of the destroyed plants to be around $15.5 million.

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