2-acre marijuana farm close to US-Mexico border a rare find in Texas; chase led to discovery

  • by: CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 23, 2014 - 9:40 AM

RAYMONDVILLE, Texas — On land once used to grow watermelons and grain, 8-foot tall marijuana plants swayed under a canopy of mesquite. White pipes and a pump diverted water from a canal, delivered to the 60-foot long rows by carefully excavated trenches.

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