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Marijuana found growing on river levee in Mo.

Marijuana found growing on river levee in Mo.

April 30th, 2012 in News

NEW MADRID, Mo. (AP) - Authorities in southeast Missouri are investigating after finding 15 marijuana plants growing on top of a Mississippi River levee.

KFVS-TV (http://bit.ly/KsEn5e ) reports that the plants were discovered Saturday. New Madrid County authorities described it as a marijuana plant growing operation in which plants had been transplanted from small cups onto the levee.

Deputies say they have a couple of people in mind as possible suspects.

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Information from: KFVS-TV, http://www.kfvs12.com