Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 12-134

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 17, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Crime Stoppers Tip Leads To Arrests

    Marijuana was being stored in a three week old's room.
    • Friday
    • April 13, 2012
    • Time: 5:20 PM
    • 2203 Bruton Road
    • Plant City, Florida

    Arrested:


    Angela D. Holbrooks
    DOB: 6/15/1977
    2203 Bruton Road
    Plant City, Florida

    Charges:

    • Manufacture of Marijuana
    • Possession of Marijuana
    • Possession for Purpose of Manufacturing
    • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

    Arrested:


    Christopher Holbrooks
    DOB: 4/6/1982
    2203 Bruton Road
    Plant City, Florida

    Charges:

    • Manufacture of Marijuana
    • Possession of Marijuana
    • Possession for Purpose of Manufacturing
    • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
       

    Grow House Operation Photos:

     

    Details:

    On April 13, 2012, at approximately 5:20 p.m., deputies responded to 2203 Bruton Road in reference to a Crime Stoppers tip. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with Christopher and Angela Holbrooks. Deputies could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from within the residence. Deputies also observed a box with fresh cut marijuana clippings on the front porch.

    Deputies then obtained a search warrant for the residence. Within the residence, a hydroponic marijuana grow operation was discovered and thirty-seven hydroponic plants were recovered which weighed twenty pounds and was valued at approximately $60,000.

    The arrestees were also storing loose marijuana in a three week old child’s room which resulted in the child being removed by Child Protective Services at the scene.

    Additional charges are pending.
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