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Lots of Weed at Girl Scout Camp

By Jacy Wojcik in News on Jul 16, 2008 6:52PM

7-16-2008-chicagoist-weedplant.jpg Indiana state troopers found thousands of marijuana plants growing in a wooded swampy area of Kosciusko County which included two residential areas and a Girl Scout camp. The majority of the plants (around 5,000) were found on a "remote" part of the 220-acre Camp Ella J. Logan Girl Scout Camp. Sherri Weidman, Chief Executive of the Limberlost Girl Scout Council said the area was "only accessible by wading through muck or taking a canoe" and that camp employees were "dismayed" when they heard the news. Three residents were arrested and taken to court attorney-less last Monday with charges of possession and intent to distribute. While no Girl Scout was found high or suspiciously gnawing through boxes of Samoas, parents were still notified when they picked up their daughters from camp. [WBBM]