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Durham Deputies Destroy Hundreds Of Marijuana Plants

Posted June 14, 2005 6:52 a.m. EDT

— Durham County sheriff's deputies started destroying more than 1,300 marijuana plants.

A National Guard helicopter spotted the drugs in a field near Ellis Road last week.

Deputies say the plants could have sold for more than $7 million on the street.

Investigators still do not know who grew the marijuana plants.