August 12th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) Authorities found and destroyed more than a thousand marijuana plants in Savegre de Aguirre, Puntarenas on Saturday.
Authorities were tipped off that there were two plantations growing marijuana in the area.
Seven police officers required an hour and half to hike six kilometers through difficult terrain in order to locate the plantations.
One of the plantations measured 50 square meters by 30 square meters and the other measured 75 square meters by 30 square meters, according to a report issued by authorities.
Police have so far have been unable to make any arrests.
On August 5th, police officers in Perez Zeledon destroyed a total of 2,820 marijuana plants that were discovered in Ojo de Agua, in San Isidro, Perez Zeledon, and were able to detain two suspects.