Delta County Sheriff Ricky Smith leads the way to the marijuana growth.
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

A manhunt continues in Delta County for those involved in the $6 million production of marijuana discovered Saturday on the Wildlife Management Area in Cooper.

“This is the largest discovery of marijuana found in my career as Sheriff,” said Delta County Sheriff Ricky Smith on the over one acre growth found. The preliminary counts are close to 6,550 plants some close to 10-foot tall.

Texas A&M University-Commerce

Texas A&M University-Commerce associate professor of counseling Dr. LaVelle Hendricks says marijuana for sale on the street today is much more powerful than a generation ago, and so he is skeptical of calls for legalization, decriminalization and medical marijuana.  Dr. Hendricks also warns again of the danger of a new synthetic drug called "krokodil."

Researchers say that both nationwide and in Texas, arrests for marijuana possession show enforcement disparities along racial lines.

The A&M-Commerce police department, after running tests, has determined that the plant extracted from a decorative planter on campus Thursday is, in fact, marijuana.

Judge Caught with Drugs

Feb 10, 2012

A marijuana possession charge has been handed down to a Guadalupe County judge.