Published: Jul 10, 2013 3:08 PM EDT
Updated: Jul 10, 2013 4:48 PM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies uncovered a marijuana growing operation in a wooded portion of the Forest Lakes development this afternoon.

An LCSO helicopter flying over the area near Pine Oak Circle and Cedar Drive, when deputies spotted the plants.

At least 11 plants were removed from behind the lake.

No arrests have been made. The investigation continues.