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Million dollar drug bust in Echols

April 21, 2004

Echols County - South Georgia drug agents make a million dollar drug bust.

Five hundred and fifty nine marijuana plants were found in some woods on Highway 94 East. The drugs had a street value of about 1.3 million dollars.

The South Georgia Drug Task Force and Echols County sheriff deputies seized and destroyed the plants.

No arrests have been made and authorities don't know who was growing the marijuana.

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