DEA investigates marijuana operation across from school

Federal drug enforcement agents have raided an upscale home near an elementary school in Monument.

MONUMENT, COLO. (AP) - Drug enforcement agents are at a home north of Colorado Springs investigating a suspected illegal marijuana-growing operation across the street from an elementary school.
          
The Colorado Springs Gazette reported Friday that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had come to the house from Denver. It is located across from Winds Elementary.
          
Marijuana plants have been piled up on the house's driveway.

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Information from: The Gazette

Kaitlin Durbin covers public safety for The Gazette. The Ohio native joined the newspaper's staff in 2016. She previously worked in Mansfield, Ohio. You can reach Durbin at Kaitlin.durbin@gazette.com or by phone at 719-636-0362. Follow her on Twitter at @njKaitlinDurbin.

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