Rio Arriba County – On October 1, 2012, New Mexico State Police Criminal Agents received a tip of a Marijuana plantation in the Ojo Caliente area.
Agents went to the undisclosed area in Ojo Caliente and discovered the marijuana plantation. Agents seized approximately 250 marijuana plants which were 6-8 feet tall.
Agents also discovered a drip water line which was fed by a solar powered pump which was fed by a hand dug well several feet from the plantation.
The investigation is ongoing as Agents attempt to find the grower of the plantation.
Contact: Lieutenant Robert McDonald