4,000-plus marijuana plants, 4 arrests in raid on elaborate grow in Colorado national forest

10/6/17–Agents and deputies from several federal and county agencies arrested four immigrants who are living in the U.S. illegally, seized 4,213 marijuana plants, and dismantled an elaborate grow operation constructed in thet San Isabel National Forest. According to an account by Fremont County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Megan Richards, the suspects set up an elaborate illegal marijuana grow operation south of Salida that was complete with irrigation piping and pesticides. Read