Members of the Suppressing Criminal Activity Threatened Society (SCATS) confiscated thousands of marijuana plants in St George on Friday.
Shortly before 5 pm, SCATS members, who were acting on information received, went to a bushy area along 2nd Avenue, Greens, where a number of marijuana fields were discovered ranging from seedlings to 18ft in height.
The police removed 3,257 plants but, due to failing light, the eradication process was stopped.
Officers returned to the area today and successfully removed 8,026 plants.
The drugs, weighing 920 pounds with an estimated street value $1,832,340, is currently in the possession of the police.
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