Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-430

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 24, 2013
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    • 813/247-8060

    Anonymous Tip To Crime Stoppers Of Tampa Bay Leads To Marijuana Grow House

    Man faces numerous charges.
    • Wednesday
    • October 23, 2013
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 2229 N. Spring Glade Circle
    • Tampa


    Gregory W. Parks
    DOB: 04/23/1973
    2229 N. Spring Glade Circle
    Tampa Florida


    • Cultivation of Marijuana
    • Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute
    • Possession of Marijuana over 20 grams
    • Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm,
    • Possession of Cocaine,
    • Child Neglect x2
    • Maintaining a Dwelling for Drug Use and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia


    On October 23, 2013, detectives in the HCSO Special Investigation Division, Tactical Intelligence Team along with HCSO Patrol District 1 deputies responded to 2229 N. Spring Glade Circle in Tampa after an anonymous tipster contacted Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay and gave details of a marijuana grow operation.

    Detectives arrived at the residence and observed a marijuana plant growing on the front porch. A search warrant was obtained and as a result, 23 bags of marijuana (660 grams) packaged for sale, two small bags of cocaine and a loaded Bryco Arms .380 caliber pistol were seized. Detectives also confiscated $2,075.00 in US currency.

    Two minor children living at the residence were removed from the home and placed in temporary shelter.

    Parks was booked into the Orient Road Jail without incident.

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