Google Earth Used to Find Pot Field
Police in Switzerland have used Google Earth to find a 2-acre field of marijuana, a stash of 1.2 tons of harvested pot, and $780,000 worth of cash and “valuables.”
The gang behind the grow operation had attempted to camouflage it by hiding it inside a corn field, but nothing hides from the giant glowing eye of Google.
Swiss prosecuter Gabi Alkalay is completing her investigation next month, and plans to charge 16 suspects involved in a drug trade which allegedly shipped over 7.7 tons of pot between 2004 and 2008.
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