`The cave had it all, everything Fred Strunk and his work crews needed to grow 100 pounds of marijuana every two months.
Row after row of white-bright grow lights were powered by “free” electricity via an illegal splice into utility lines. An indoor irrigation system was nearly an engineering marvel. A ventilation system controlled humidity, while a security system featured a bank-vault-like entrance, with security cameras placed everywhere.
And there was the cave itself, a rock fortress shielding the illegal activity.
Strunk’s pot harvests, without a doubt, replaced tobacco and vegetables as Trousdale County’s biggest cash crop, investigators said.’
follow up to Men Grew Pot Inside Cave.