Members of the Navarro County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics unit, with the assistance of the Navarro County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team, raided a domestic marijuana growing operation on Wednesday, July 3 near the intersection of SE 0040 and SE 0010 in Corsicana.

Authorities found marijuana plants in various stages of growth up to approximately three feet tall, an abandoned campsite, numerous irrigation hoses, fertilizer, and drying racks, as well as numerous other items associated with a marijuana growing operation.

According to the press release, this is the fourteenth outdoor marijuana growing operation located and seized by the NCSO within the past five years.

“We will remain diligent in seeking these illegal growing operations and take the necessary steps to eradicate this type of criminal activity from occurring in Navarro County,” Sheriff Elmer Tanner stated.”