Scott investigators find more than $1.2 million in marijuana plants

Law enforcement officials in Scott County found more than 600 marijuana plants worth more than $1.2 million on Monday, Kentucky State Police said.

State police collaborated with the Scott County Sheriff's Office to eradicate marijuana in the area.

No arrests were made, but the investigation is continuing.

"Through teamwork, we were able to keep a significant amount of marijuana from making it to the streets and into the hands of our children in Scott County," Sheriff Bobby Hammons said.

State police request that anyone who suspects illegal activity on their property or finds marijuana while hunting or farming, call the Frankfort post at (502) 227-2221 or 1-800-367-3847. Callers may remain anonymous.