Marijuana grow bust in Boulder County 2.0: Now 7,500 plants seized worth $1 million

An update about yesterday's Boulder County marijuana grow seizure of 3,000 plants. After a closer count, the Boulder County Sheriff's Office thinks the plant total was closer to 3,500 -- and after more inspection of the nearby area, law-enforcement types located a second operation whose crop is currently estimated at 4,000, bringing the sum to 7,500.

Street value? Approximately $1 million.

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