A 17-year-old student is allegedly at the center of a marijuana drug ring in Ohio that grossed $20,000 per month.
An undercover investigation by a drug task force in Warren County unraveled a complex web of growers and sellers near Cincinnati.
The investigation culminated in the arrest of the Mason High School teen and seven adults between ages 20 and 58.
During the investigation, authorities seized more than 600 high-grade marijuana plants from multiple hydroponic grow houses in the cities of Blue Ash, Norwood and Hamilton, CNN affiliate WLWT reported.
Each plant yields approximately one pound of marijuana with a street value of $5,000, authorities said. In all, investigators said, the plants are worth a street value of $3 million.More than 600 high-grade marijuana plants were seized, according to a local news report.