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  1. Polk County deciding fate of seized potRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

    Lots of folks are weighing in on what to do with the 100,195 marijuana plants that have been discovered in Polk County.

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  2. East Texas pot fields valued at $175MRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Recordpub.com

    ... operation that used water from a nearby creek to hydrate the marijuana, Chief Deputy Byron Lyons from the Polk County Sheriff's Office told KHOU-TV in Houston. The marijuana discovery in Polk County nearly equaled all such outdoor seizures for all ...

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  3. Those behind massive marijuana operation lived in secret world in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... story on KHOU.com: Polk County deputies recovered 44,000 marijuana plants from a wooded area in Goodrich, Texas on Monday, July 28, 2014. GOODRICH, Texas -- ...

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  4. Sheriff: 44,000 pot plants found in Polk County; search continues...Read the original story

    Yesterday | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... deer lease in Goodrich off Old Highway 35 Saturday when he saw the suspicious plants and alerted authorities. Polk County deputies say they've already recovered 44,000 plants and they haven't even started clearing out 16 additional fields spotted by ...

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  5. More than 100,000 pot plants found in 29 PolkaRead the original story

    Yesterday | KHOU-TV Houston

    After two days of working in the searing heat, law enforcement officers and inmates have removed more than 100,000 pot plants from 29 fields in Polk County.

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  6. More marijuana fields discovered in Polk CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Click2Houston

    ... WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS ELABORATE ILLEGAL OPERATION. "LOCAL 2" INVESTIGATOR AMY DAVIS IS LIVE IN GOODRICH, POLK COUNTY WITH THE LATEST INFORMATION. Reporter: THAT'S RIGHT. THIS IS HIGHWAY 59 JUST BEHIND ME. ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FREEWAY HERE ...

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  7. Lufkin PD investigating reports of gunshots in Laural Ave. areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... "shots fired" reports have been confirmed and no property damage or injuries have been reported. Crews from the Polk County Jail and a dozen different law-enforcement agencies started the day off early at a deer lease south of Livingston, working to ...

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  8. More than 100,000 marijuana plants found in 29 fields in Polk Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Crews from the Polk County Jail and a dozen different law-enforcement agencies started the day off early at a deer lease south of Livingston, working to harvest the many marijuana fields discovered Monday morning.

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  9. In Polk County, pot farm not a complete surprise for neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chron

    A deer hunter in Polk County, Texas stumbled across a massive marijuana growing operation Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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  10. More than 70,000 pot plants found in Polk County fieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KHOU-TV Houston

    GOODRICH, Texas Dozens of law enforcement officers and Polk County inmates were back at work Tuesday to clear out tens of thousands of marijauna plants from fields in the area.

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  11. Photos: 44,000 pot plants found in Texas field; search continues for moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WWL-TV New Orleans

    ... deer lease in Goodrich off Old Highway 35 Saturday when he saw the suspicious plants and alerted authorities. Polk County deputies say they've already recovered 44,000 plants and they haven't even started clearing out 16 additional fields spotted by ...

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  12. Marijuana-field count up to 19 in Polk Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Crews from the Polk County Jail and a dozen different law-enforcement agencies started the day off early at a deer lease south of Livingston, working to harvest the many marijuana fields discovered Monday morning.

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  13. Crew behind massive marijuana operation had a secret worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | USA Today

    ... being alerted by a deer hunter. This could end up being one of the biggest marijuana bust in Texas history. Polk County deputies recovered 44,000 marijuana plants from a wooded area in Goodrich, Texas on Monday, July 28, 2014. GOODRICH, Texas -- ...

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  14. Sheriff: 44,000 pot plants found in Polk County field; search continues for moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... deer lease in Goodrich off Old Highway 35 Saturday when he saw the suspicious plants and alerted authorities. Polk County deputies say they've already recovered 44,000 plants and they haven't even started clearing out 16 additional fields spotted by ...

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  15. 44,000 marijuana plants found in Polk County; search continues for moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... those who ran this massive operation. "These guys are building trenches, pumps, set up irrigation systems," said Polk County Chief Deputy Byron Lyons."They've got their own little camps, tents, tent cities. It's a pretty elaborate set up." Chief ...

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  16. 44,000 pot plants found in Polk County field; search continues for moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | KYTX-TV News

    ... deer lease in Goodrich off Old Highway 35 Saturday when he saw the suspicious plants and alerted authorities. Polk County deputies say they've already recovered 44,000 plants and they haven't even started clearing out 16 additional fields spotted by ...

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  17. Deer hunter finds massive marijuana grow operation near HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    ... stumbled across the growers camp and irrigation systems Saturday. Police brought in inmates from the local Polk County jail, Monday, to clear fields of marijuana plants discovered by chance by a deer hunter near Goodrich. Police brought in inmates ...

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  18. Man discovers 30,000 pot plants on Polk Co. deer leaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... hunting season discovered the property is being used as a marijuana farm near the Goodrich area Saturday night. Polk County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Byron Lyons said there were about 30,000 marijuana plants on 10 fields. Authorities came to the scene ...

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  19. Deer hunter finds massive pot operation near HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2014 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Police brought in inmates from the local Polk County jail, Monday, to clear fields of marijuana plants discovered by chance by a deer hunter near Goodrich.

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  20. 1 person killed, 4 injured in 1-vehicle rollover accident in Polk Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    One person died in a one-vehicle rollover accident on US 59 10 miles south of Diboll in Polk County that occurred early Friday evening.

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