Police said seven troopers took part in the day-long mission Friday and recovered a total of 160 marijuana plants, along with gardening tools, plant food and fertilizer. These plants were being grown and tended to illegally from areas within the towns of Dorset, Shaftsbury and Pownal.
Investigation is continuing into the cultivators of the marijuana.
Anyone with information regarding marijuana cultivation is encouraged to contact the Vermont State Police at 802-442-5421. Information can also be submitted anonymously online at www.vtips.info.