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During Washington State Easter Egg Hunt, Cops Find Huge Pot Operation

Deputies seized 45 pounds of processed marijuana

After a man interrupted an Easter egg hunt in Washington State on Saturday with a startling announcement — his roommates were trying to shoot him — sheriff’s deputies discovered the source of the “disturbance”: a large-scale, unlicensed marijuana operation.

The operation was headquartered in suburban Salmon Creek, Wash., just north of the Oregon state line, the Clark County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post.

Deputies seized 45 pounds of processed marijuana, with a street value of more than $202,000, along with more than $108,000 in cash and four vehicles, the post said, adding that the operation appeared to be distributing across the country…

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