FAYETTE COUNTY -

Authorities have recovered nearly 300 marijuana plants from a growing operation in Fayette County.

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says deputies received information from a landowner about marijuana growing on their property.

Investigators with the narcotics unit met with the landowner and later found a “sophisticated” growing operation on the land near Barton’s Creek.

Investigators seized about 300 marijuana plants growing on the property.

While authorities investigate this case, they ask that anyone with information to call the sheriff’s office at 979-968-5856.