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Indoor cannabis operation found in Jefferson Co., IL

(Source: Mount Vernon/Jefferson County Narcotics Division) (Source: Mount Vernon/Jefferson County Narcotics Division)
(Source: Mount Vernon/Jefferson County Narcotics Division) (Source: Mount Vernon/Jefferson County Narcotics Division)
MOUNT VERNON, IL (KFVS) -

An investigation is underway in Jefferson County, Illinois after an indoor cannabis operation was discovered on Monday.

According to the Mt. Vernon/Jefferson County Narcotics Division, the investigation started Monday afternoon at a home on East Marlow Road.

Detectives found and seized five cannabis plants, about one pound of cannabis, several items used to grow cannabis including lights, buckets and chemicals, and other drug equipment.

Officials say an arrest warrant will be requested for the person responsible for the operation once the investigation is finished.

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