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Kentucky man sentenced for planting marijuana in Iowa

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A Kentucky man who traveled to Iowa to plant marijuana has been sentenced to more than six year in federal prison.

60-year-old Cecil Eugene Burnett pleaded guilty to planting marijuana in Iowa County cornfields.

He and his son Kelly Burnet were caught unloading the plants in a corn field when the field's owner approached them. The men ran away, leaving the truck and plants behind.

Burnett's son and another man, David Criswell, were both sentenced to time in prison for their involvement.

 

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