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Discarded marijuana discovered in desert

If any area residents misplaced several large trash bags of marijuana, simply contact the Nye County Sheriff’s Office because they found your stash.

It was Nye County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Joe McGill who notified dispatch about the discovery after being flagged down by an individual just before 8:30 a.m., on Thursday, Dec. 10, in the area of Gamebird and Blagg Roads.

In all accuracy, the marijuana was essentially stalks, stems and low-grade leaves strewn roughly 100 yards in the desert off of Gamebird Road.

The person or persons responsible for dumping the weed seemed to have inadvertently left a very valuable clue where law enforcement may want to begin their investigation, as a closer look at the one of the trash bags revealed what appeared to be an adhesive label from an undisclosed marijuana production facility.

In a joint effort, the Nye County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Bureau of Land Management, is investigating the dubious, illegal dumping incident.

Contact reporter Selwyn Harris at sharris@pvtimes.com. On Twitter: @pvtimes

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