Call for help led to pot bust in North Fork
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A call for help has led Madera County authorities to thousands of marijuana plants in the town of North Fork. Now, investigators are trying to find the person who made the call.
Deputies have seized about eleven-thousand small pot plants at two locations since they received a 9-1-1 call Thursday morning. Someone claiming to have a broken leg placed the call and directed authorities to the area.
When officers arrived, they didn't find anyone with a broken leg, but they did discover quite a bit of marijuana in the early stages of growth in small cups.
Investigators looking for the injured caller -- returned to the area Friday and found another sixteen-hundred pot plants. The caller was never located and no arrests have been made.
crimetracker, marijuana, drug bust, north fork, madera county, local
- NorCal teen brain-dead after tonsil surgery
- Edison High School ROP teacher shot in classroom
- Authorities file charges in Elbow Room beating
- Senator Harry Reid in hospital for observation
- 3 men die in sauna after drinking at Christmas party 47 min ago
- Serial killer missing after good behavior pass to see mom 47 min ago
- Philippine mayor among 4 killed at Manila airport 47 min ago
- Teen shot on Third St. and Kadota Ave in Atwater
- Copper thieves flood Tower District businesses
- Valley experts give advice after Target accounts hacked
- SoCal tour bus crash injures 22, kills 1
- Consumer Watch: Handheld video gaming devices
- Operation Bulldog cracks down on gang members
- Freeze impacts one Valley farmer's tropical fruit harvest
Most Viewed StoriesMost Viewed Photos