August 18, 2010
Wearing a marijuana eradication patch on his camo uniform, Walla Walla Police Department officers Chris Buttice (left) and partner Steve Harris (right) meet with other law enforcement agencies outside Dayton City Hall before an early morning operation to eradicate a marijuana grow in Sheep Creek Drainage in Columbia County near the border with Garfield County. Tuesday, August 17, 2010
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The plants gathered in Columbia County had an estimated street value of $11 million.
DAYTON -- A team of area law enforcement officers seized 4,562 marijuana plants in a remote part of Columbia County on Tuesday.