IRON COUNTY – Early Monday morning, members of the Iron County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Forest Service and the Iron/Garfield Narcotics Task Force, located and removed a number of marijuana plants growing in a garden near Pinto.
An incident command location was set up just along the Pinto Road and it is estimated some 4,000 plants were removed by Monday afternoon.
Information concerning the marijuana grow was initially reported by a concerned citizen.
Detective Sgt. Jody Edwards of the Iron Sheriff’s Office said the Office was grateful for the help of citizens who live in the backwoods areas of the county and pay attention to suspicious activity and report it.