10 arrested after almost $10 million worth of illegal marijuana found in King County

Almost $10 million worth of illegal marijuana found in King County. (Photo courtesy King County Sheriff's Office)

SEATTLE -- King County Sheriff's detectives seized nearly $10 million in illegal marijuana after serving 18 search warrants last week at illegal grow locations in southeast King County, according to a Sheriff's Office press release.

The release states detectives served warrants on residences and two storage units in unincorporated King County, Renton, Federal Way, Auburn, Pacific, Kent, Lakewood and Seattle.

Detectives found more than 7,000 marijuana plants and almost 800 pounds of processed marijuana with a total value of nearly $10 million.

Officials also seized 10 homes, four vehicles, an RV and more than $200,000 in crash related to illegal marijuana grows ans sales, the release states.

Ten people were booked into King County jail for related charges.

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