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Deer hunters discover pot plants in Warren County

Posted October 18, 2010 4:45 p.m. EDT

— A Wake County man and his grandson stumbled on a small marijuana plot while hunting on N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission land Saturday.

Warren County Sheriff Johnny Williams said the hunters reported their find, and deputies cut down about 70 plants that averaged about 14 feet tall from an area off N.C. Highway 58 and Old Neck Road.