Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-046

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 3, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Drug House Arrest

    Deputies arrest 3 suspects cultivating marijuana plants.
    • Wednesday
    • February 3, 2010
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 8408 Lava Place
    • Tampa
    District Three Intelligence Detectives received an anonymous tip regarding suspicious activity at 8408 Lava Place which is located within the Baycrest Community. 

    Detectives met with the resident and were given consent to enter and search the home. Once inside the residence detectives discovered thirty five 6’ tall full grown marijuana plants which were being cultivated in two separate rooms of the residence. These rooms were equipped with ultra violent lighting equipment and other items needed to grow marijuana plants indoors. 

    District Three Street Crimes deputies responded to the scene and assisted in the break down and recovery of all plant material as well as the indoor growing equipment. The total weight of the plants recovered is estimated at 300 pounds with a street value of approximately $1,000,000.00.
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