Photo/Story Gallery 2009

FHP Assists in Contraband Seizure

Seized PlantsOn August 5th and 6th, Troop A-CIP Team A-2 Troopers Carlos Sisk and Brandon Eldridge assisted Holmes Co Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Department of Agriculture, in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency and the Florida National Guard, with a Marijuana Eradication Operation in Northwest Holmes County.

During this operation one individual was arrested and a total of 404 marijuana plants were pulled from six different locations. Holmes County Sheriff’s Office is continuing investigations into the locations where the plants were removed. These plants ranged from seedlings to approx. 6 foot tall. Total contraband seized was valued at $404,000.