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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-301

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 12, 2015
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    Domestic Disturbance Leads Deputies To Grow House

    The total weight of marijuana seized was 283 lbs., with an estimated value of $700,000.00.
    • Thursday
    • June 11, 2015
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 5512 Wilkins Road
    • Tampa, FL


    Daniel Alberto Eguiguren-Saroza
    DOB: 11/23/87
    5512 Wilkins Rd.
    Tampa, FL


    • Cultivation of Marijuana
    • Trafficking in Marijuana
    • Own/Lease/Rent For Purpose of Trafficking Marijuana
    • Grand Theft Electricity
    • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

    Grow House Photos:



    On June 5, 2015, District II patrol deputies responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence adjacent to 5512 Wilkins Road. While investigating the domestic disturbance, a deputy noticed the odor of marijuana coming from 5512 Wilkins Road. The deputy alerted the Marijuana Grow House Task Force and developed probable cause for a search warrant. On June 11, 2015, a court authorized search warrant was executed and a marijuana grow house operation was discovered in a detached garage where deputies located 15 mature marijuana plants and 39 small marijuana plants. Daniel Alberto Eguiguren-Saroza was located on the property and was arrested for Cultivation of Marijuana, Trafficking in Marijuana, Own/Lease/Rent For Purpose of Trafficking Marijuana, Grand Theft Electricity and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The total weight of marijuana seized was 283 lbs., with an estimated value of $700,000.00.

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