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Cops Discover Warehouse Packed With Pot

LAKE WORTH, FL (WFLX) Two bike patrol officers who noticed a suspicious smell coming from a warehouse in Lake Worth uncover a massive drug operation.

A search warrant was issued shortly after the canine unit arrived to the scene confirming the growth of illegal drugs .

Once inside, authorities discovered more than 1200 marijuana plants.

According to police, the estimated street value of the plants is $750,000, one the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is calling this a significant bust.

The Sheriff's Office said a bust like this shows why officers on bike patrol are key in solving crimes.

They said had the officer been in a patrol car, they may have never smelled anything that would lead to such a bust.

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