Virginia State police conducted a raid on home in Fincastle, VA at 11:45 AM Thursday, seizing 500 marijuana plants. Police also found 20 pounds of processed marijuana with a estimated street value of 60-thousand dollars.
State Police also seized an assortment of weapons to include 7 rifles and 5 handguns. Additionally, a Chevrolet pick up truck, a Honda ATV, and an assortment of equipment used grow marijuana were seized.
The state police charged 53-year-old Frank Fleet of Fincastle with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute. Investigators say the operation was “the largest in recent memory and extremely sophisticated.”