Police bust VA marijuana fields

Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND COUNTY, VA (WWBT) - Two large marijuana fields were discovered Thursday in Richmond County after a tip to authorities.

Six thousand plants were found in the first field off China Hill Road in Warsaw.

The second field had eight thousand plants, off of Conley Pond Road.

The plants were destroyed by the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

The sheriff's office said this is the largest bust in Virginia this year.

Police have one suspect in custody and are searching for another person who got away.

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