Authorities find 56 pounds of marijuana in search northeast of El Dorado


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities in south-central Kansas seized 89 marijuana plants and several bags of the during the recent search of a property northeast of El Dorado.

The Butler County Sheriff’s office said the 56 pounds of marijuana worth roughly $180,000 was seized during the search on Thursday as part of an investigation of a marijuana-growing operation on the property.

No arrests were reported immediately after the search, but the sheriff’s office said charges are expected soon in the case.

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