September 20, 2018, at 8:00 a.m., the Austin County Sheriff’s Office responded
to a report of a possible marijuana grow field located in Cat Spring,
Texas. Officers searched the area and
found approximately 800 to 1,000 marijuana plants. Some plants were still growing and others
were already cut and placed on racks to dry.
also found a small generator, electric water pump, electric cords, small black
plastic water lines, two small tents and one canopy.
and equipment were removed by the Sheriff’s Office. Officers destroyed all the plants, tents and
equipment was impounded by the Sheriff’s Office and placed in secure storage
located at 417 N. Chesley, Bellville, Texas.
from the Bellville Police Department, Sealy Police Department, Wallis Police
Department and Constable Pct. 2 assisted in the operation.
marijuana grow was on private property, very heavily wooded, never traveled and
totally unknown by the property owner.
County Sheriff Jack Brandes advises all citizens to watch their property and
report any suspicious activity to the Austin County Sheriff’s Office.