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CBP Agents in Rochester Seize 74 Marijuana Plants

Release Date: 
June 28, 2011

Rochester, NY - U.S. Border Patrol agents with the Rochester Station seized marijuana plants from two different locations in the Rochester area Tuesday morning, after they were discovered Monday afternoon by the CBP Buffalo Air Branch.

A Buffalo Air Branch unit was flying routine patrols on Monday when the crew spotted the marijuana plants growing in several different fields. Agents with the Rochester Station responded to the sightings and seized 74 plants from two sites in Penfield, one site in Orleans County and one additional location in Riga.

No arrests were made in the case. All plants were turned over to the DEA

Last modified: 
February 3, 2021