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Hardin County Narcotics Task Force scores big with 4,200-pound marijuana bust

Dozens of evidence boxes contain more than 4,200 pounds of marijuana seized in a joint operation that included the Hardin County Narcotics Task Force, KSP, homeland Security and U.S. Customs agents.

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STAFF REPORT

An officer holds a bag of some of the marijuana seized in Wednesday’s bust.

Friday, March 25, 2022 — The Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force, in conjunction with the Kentucky State Police, U.S. Homeland Security and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers, intercepted a truck shipment of more than 4,200 pounds of marijuana on Wednesday.

The large shipment of packaged marijuana originated in Canada and was destined for an address in Bardstown. It had a street value of more $10 million.

According to a task force press release, the investigation is ongoing, and arrests are expected. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force, (270) 769-0694. Callers can remain anonymous.

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