The Menominee tribe in Wisconsin is awaiting ruling in a lawsuit against the federal DEA after their crop was destroyed in a raid last fall that the judge calls "heavy-handed." (RJ Sangosti, Denver Post file)

Authorities seize 300 marijuana plants from Wisconsin farm

COMSTOCK, Wis. (AP) — Authorities in Barron County say a search of a barn near Comstock uncovered a sophisticated marijuana growing operation.

Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald says authorities seized more than 300 marijuana plants on Thursday, after a monthlong investigation. They arrested a 37-year-old man on suspicion of drug manufacturing.

The law enforcement operation involved the sheriff’s offices from Barron, Rusk and Washburn counties, along with the state Department of Criminal Investigation.