Police find marijuana field in North

Narcotics officers, backed by police intelligence searched home in Bet Jan, seize 200 kilograms of cannabis.

July 9, 2012 18:09
Police find marijuana plants

Police find marijuana plants. (photo credit: Northern District Police)

Police officers on a drugs search in the North uncovered a field of marijuana plants on Monday. ‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏

The discovery occurred as narcotics officers from the Karmiel police station, backed by police intelligence officers, searched a home in Bet Jan, and found a few plants on a balcony.

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As officers continued to look around the property, a field containing hundreds of plants growing outdoors was found.

Police seized 200 kilograms of cannabis during the raid.

A 50-year-old man who had been living on the property fled before police could apprehend him.

A search for the suspect is underway.

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