Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-015

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Hillsborougho County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 10, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Deputy Larry McKinnon : lmckinno@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • (813) 247-8094

    Large Scale Marijuana Grow House Found In Carrollwood

    Deputies discovered over 55 marijuana plants averaging 4 feet tall with a combined weight of 170 pounds.
    • Sunday
    • January 10, 2010
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Plantation Subdivision
    • 11313 Holly Glen Dr
    • Tampa, FL
    Update on Marijuana Grow House Investigation
     
    ARRESTED:
     
    Saborit, Jose-- DOB 03-16-56
    11311 Holly Glen Dr. Tampa Fl
     
    CHARGES:
     
    Trafficking in Marijuana (170 pounds)
    Cultivation of Marijuana
    Possession of a House to Manufacture a Controlled Substance Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; Grow Equipment
     
    SUMMARY:

    Earlier this evening HCSO deputies conducted a narcotics investigation at
    11313 Holly Glen Dr in Plantation Subdivision (off Gunn Highway).
     
    When deputies arrived at the single family home, deputies discovered over 55 marijuana plants averaging 4-5' tall with a combined weight of 170 pounds growing through out the house.
     
    The house was set up with an elaborate set of special lighting and growing equipment supporting the indoor marijuana operation. District 3 Street Crimes deputies dismantled and seized all the growing equipment, the marijuana plants and all other growing paraphernalia.
     
    Jose Soborit was the sole occupant of the house and only had a sleeping cot and personal belonging inside the home. He was arrested and transported to the Hillsborough County Jail.
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