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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-292

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 9, 2015
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    Marijuana Grow House

    Deputies seized 237 pounds of marijuana.
    • Monday
    • June 8, 2015
    • Time: 8:00 PM
    • 15901 Timberwood Drive
    • Tampa

    Arrested:


    Ramon Gregorio Soto Machado
    DOB: 11/17/1954
    15901 Timberwood Drive
    Tampa, FL

    Charges:

    • Own, Lease or Rent for Purpose of Trafficking
    • Possession of Listed Chemical w/Intent
    • Trafficking in Marijuana
    • Manufacture of Marijuana
    • Grand Theft
    • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

    Marijuana Grow House Photos:

     
     

    Details:

    On June 8, 2015 at 8:00 p.m., deputies from District III Street Crime Unit and Special Investigation Division executed a court authorized search warrant at 15901 Timberwood Drive. During the search it was confirmed that the residence was being used to facilitate a marijuana grow operation. Deputies seized 237 pounds of marijuana and a 2007 Suzuki SUV. The street value of the marijuana seized is $240,000.

    Ramon Soto Machado was arrested and transported to Orient Road Jail. Soto Machado was charged with Own, Lease or Rent for Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Listed Chemical w/Intent, Trafficking in Marijuana, Manufacture of Marijuana, Grand Theft and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
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