The Washington County Sheriff’s Department removed and destroyed several thousand marijuana plants last week.
On Aug. 28 and 29, two helicopters from New York State Police Aviation and the Vermont National Guard Counter Drug Aviation assisted ground personnel in locating numerous patches of the drug.
Police spent much of their time in Argyle, Kingsbury and White Creek.
Approximately 3,000 plants were removed, about a third of last year’s quantity.
Five alleged growers are expected to be charged in the [...]