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David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 12-038

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 1, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Crime Stoppers Tip Leads To Grow House

    Approximately 50 pounds of marijuana discovered in grow house.
    • Tuesday
    • January 31, 2012
    • Time: 10:35 AM
    • 2311 Cattleman Drive
    • Brandon, FL


    Osmany Garcia Martinez
    DOB: 6/15/1985
    2311 Cattleman Drive
    Brandon, FL


    • Possession for Purpose of Trafficking
    • Manufacture of Cannabis
    • Grand Theft
    • Trafficking in Marijuana

    Grow House Photos:



    As a result of an anonymous Crime Stoppers Tip, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested Osmany Martinez. On January 31, 2012 deputies served a search warrant at 2311 Cattleman Drive and discovered that the residence was being utilized as a marijuana grow house. Approximately 50 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $200,000.00 was inside the residence along with items used to cultivate marijuana. Tampa Electric also responded to the scene and it was determined that Martinez was illegally obtaining electricity at the residence.
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