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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-430

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 26, 2016
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    Marijuana Grow House

    The marijuana weighed 74.75 pounds with a street value of $149,500.00.
    • Friday
    • September 23, 2016
    • Time: 9:30 AM
    • 4515 Lambright Street
    • Tampa, Florida

    Arrested:


    Angel Azcuy Merceron
    DOB: 8/02/1951
    4515 Lambright Street W
    Tampa, FL

    Charges:

    • Trafficking in Marijuana
    • Possession of Marijuana w/Intent to Sell
    • Grand Theft Third Degree ($300 - $5,000)
    • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
    • Possession for Purpose of Trafficking or Sell

    Marijuana Grow House Photos:

     

    Details:

    On 09/23/16, at approximately 9:30 am, HCSO deputies responded to 4515 West Lambright Street. Upon execution of the court authorized search warrant, detectives discovered that the home's garage and guest bedroom had been converted for the sole purpose of cultivating marijuana. Twenty adult marijuana plants and 12 juvenile marijuana clones were recovered. The marijuana weighed 74.75 pounds with a street value of $149,500.00. Tampa Electric Company (TECO) responded to the incident scene and discovered an illegal electrical connection providing un-metered electricity to the residence. The estimated theft of electricity was $2,800.00. Angel Azcuy Merceron was arrested and charged with Cultivation of Marijuana, Trafficking in Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia, Maintaining a dwell for drug use, and Grand Theft of electricity.

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