Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 12-148

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 26, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Detectives Discover A Marijuana Grow House

    Detectives seize over 280 pounds of marijuana and arrest three individuals.
    • Wednesday
    • April 25, 2012
    • Time: 9:25 AM
    • 12501 Mondragon Drive
    • Tampa, Florida

    Arrested:


    Elisabeth Guevara-Saavedra
    DOB: 9/18/1978
    12501 Mondragon Drive
    Tampa, Florida

    Charges:

    • Possession of Marijuana
    • Manufacture of Marijuana
    • Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Sell
    • Possession for Purpose of Trafficking
    • Trafficking in Marijuana

    Arrested:


    Raudel Gonzalez-Mesa
    DOB: 10/20/1977
    12501 Mondragon Drive
    Tampa, Florida

    Charges:

    • Possession of Marijuana
    • Manufacture of Marijuana
    • Grand Theft Electricity
    • Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Sell
    • Trafficking in Marijuana
    • Possession for Purpose of Trafficking

    Arrested:


    Lexiel Dominguez-Guevara
    DOB: 7/01/1993
    12501 Mondragon Drive
    Tampa, Florida

    Charges:

    • Possession of Marijuana
    • Manufacture of Marijuana
    • Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Sell
    • Possession for Purpose of Trafficking
    • Trafficking in Marijuana

    Details:

    On April 25, 2012 at 9:25 a.m., Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office deputies executing an arrest warrant at 12501 Mondragon Drive discovered a grow house. Approximately 40 plants weighing 280 pounds were located within the residence along with an irrigation system, air circulation system and plants in pots. The estimated street value of the marijuana is $840,000.00.

    The defendant, Raudel Gonzalez-Mesa did receive the benefit of unmetered electrical service from TECO for an estimated value of $18,000.

    The residence is located within 50 feet from Hope International school.

     
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