Four state helicopters flew their annual marijuana eradication missions in Marshall County this week, according to Marshall County Drug Task Force commander John Siggers.
“75 plants or so were seized,” Siggers said.
One man, James David Brothers, was charged with cultivating marijuana, Siggers said.
Most of the plants were found in the Martling area.
The large number of marijuana plants hearkens back to the heyday of outdoor marijuana cultivation in Marshall County. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, it wasn't unusual for the flyovers to lead to the confiscation of hundreds of plants.
A lot of marijuana is said to be grown indoors these days.