Suspects tried to destroy evidence at massive illegal Garfield County pot grow, warrant says

Property searched in Garfield County

Federal search warrant

Property searched in Garfield County

When law enforcement officers last week closed in on a massive suspected illegal marijuana grow in Garfield County, they found people trying to destroy evidence at the site off Interstate 70, according to a federal search warrant.

Others were fleeing the area as officers closed in, only to find thousands of plants growing outdoors behind a tall green fence, the document says.

The warrant, reviewed Wednesday by The Denver Post,…

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