Wallsburg • Authorities seized 2,061 marijuana plants Friday from a mountainside in Wasatch County, the Drug Enforcement Administration reported.
Wasatch County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Jared Rigby said about 50 officers hiked about 2 miles in steep terrain on U.S. Forest Service land, located about 10 miles outside of Wallsburg, to eradicate the plants. The plants were discovered by a hiker, Rigby said.
Rigby said the plants were in their infancy and were only 1 to 2 feet high. He said the camp had been abandoned. No arrests were made.