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      Officials Find Thousands of Dollars Worth of Marijuana Plants in Moneta

      Franklin Co., VA - Charges are pending in Franklin County after investigators say they found thousands of dollars worth of marijuana plants.

      Last Friday, authorities raided a suspected growing operation in the county, on Parford Lane.

      The Sheriff's Office says they seized 117 plants worth $300,000 from several small outbuildings.

      They also took equipment used for the growing operation from the scene.

      Officials say this was the second marijuana growing operation raided last week.

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