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Loveland illegal pot operation dismantled by police

The Northern Colorado Drug Task Force executed three search warrants Nov. 30 on warehouses in the 1500 block of Taurus Court, where authorities found 856 live cannabis plants, according to a Tuesday afternoon release.

The plants weighed in at 1,160 pounds, and the search also yielded over 125 pounds of finished cannabis ready for the black market. The release stated that the black market value of all the seized material was over $1 million.

“Five subjects were contacted at the grow site and released pending charges,” the release stated. “This is an ongoing investigation with numerous charges to follow.”

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