Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-494

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 12, 2013
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    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Anonymous Tip to Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay Leads to Marijuana Grow House

    One man arrested.
    • Tuesday
    • December 10, 2013
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 10602 3rd Street, Lot #3
    • Riverview


    Charles Dellinger
    10602 3rd Street, Lot# 3


    • Cultivation of Marijuana
    • Possession of Marijuana over 20 grams
    • Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm (2 counts)
    • Possession of a Controlled Substance
    • Maintaining a Dwelling for Drug Use
    • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia


    On December 10, 2013, detectives in the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigation Division, Tactical Intelligence Team along with HCSO Patrol District 4 deputies, armed with a search warrant responded to 10602 3rd St, lot 3 in Riverview, after an anonymous tipster contacted Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay and gave details of a marijuana grow operation.

    During a search of the residence, detectives discovered a bedroom converted for the sole purpose of cultivating marijuana. Detectives recovered seventeen (17) marijuana plants along with thirty (30) marijuana growing in soil-filled pots. Detectives located a Glock .45 semi-auto and a Derringer .410 / .45 along with ammunition within Dellinger's bedroom. A search of the residence also revealed several items of drug paraphernalia.

    Dellinger was booked into the Orient Road Jail without incident.

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