08/09/2008

Agents use extreme tactics to nab pot-squatters

By Gary Chittim
KING 5 News

MOSES LAKE, Wash. — Washington state's public lands are being invaded by marijuana growers, and police say they pose a serious risk to people who enjoy the outdoors.

Now agents are using extreme tactics to clean out the pot-squatters.

Agents recently loaded up with ammo and camo to raid a major marijuana grow operation in Grant County wilderness.

Assault teams, hoping to capture the growers, arrived dangling from helicopters. The plan was to be hanging so far down they could easily unclip and run in, using the element of surprise.

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