Marijuana plants discovered during aerial searches in NKY

Marijuana plants discovered during aerial searches in NKY
44 marijuana plants were confiscated by deputies from Boone and Gallatin counties. (Source: Gallatin County Sheriff)

WARSAW, Ky. (FOX19) - Gallatin County Sheriff Josh Neale says dozens of marijuana plants were confiscated and multiple arrests made following an aerial search Thursday by Boone County Sheriff’s deputies.

Sheriff Neale says he was contacted by Boone County officials after they located several marijuana plants along U.S. 42 in Gallatin County.

Deputies from both departments joined together to confiscate 44 mature marijuana plants.

The investigation is ongoing and Sheriff Neale says he expects more charges to be filed.

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