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A call to the Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Office about a possible fire at a home in Turner led to the discovery of a large illegal marijuana growing operation.

The caller reported seeing smoke coming from a garage at 2509 Auburn Road in Turner. Once officials arrived, it was determined that the smoke was actually caused by a large marijuana growing operation inside the residence.

Deputies say they found approximately 2,500 marijuana plants. Also seen at the home were grow lights, chemical fertilizers, dehumidifiers, and propane heaters.

On January 31, 2024, at approximately 11:24 AM, the Androscoggin County Regional Communication Center received a call…

Posted by Androscoggin County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, February 1, 2024

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