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    Release Number: 19-047

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 1, 2019
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Affairs Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
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    Marijuana Grow House

    The marijuana had a street value of $474,000.00.
    • Wednesday
    • January 30, 2019
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 2000 Maydell Drive
    • Tampa

    Arrested:


    Yoel Vasallo De La Campa
    DOB: 7/15/1978
    2000 Maydell Drive
    Tampa, FL
     
    Charges:  Trafficking in Marijuana, Manufacture of Marijuana (2 Counts), Possession of Marijuana, Grand Theft Third Degree -Electricity, Possession of Marijuana less than 20 grams, Own/Lease Property for the purposes of Trafficking and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
     

    Details:

    HCSO Detectives executed a court authorized search warrant at 2000 Maydell Drive in Tampa on January 30.  Detectives located three rooms converted for the sole purpose of cultivating marijuana.  Detectives discovered 47 mature plants which had a total weight of 233 pounds.  TECO responded and located an illegal electric connection providing un-metered electricity to the residence with a total theft of $9,453.94. 
     
    Detectives also responded to 5717 36th Avenue S and obtained a written consent to search.  Detectives discovered 422 adolescent marijuana plants which were clones of the mature marijuana plants located at 2000 Maydell Drive. The marijuana had a street value of $474,000.00. 

    Detectives arrested Yoel Vasallo De La Campa for Trafficking in Marijuana, Manufacture of Marijuana (2 Counts), Possession of Marijuana, Grand Theft Third Degree -Electricity, Possession of Marijuana less than 20 grams, Own/Lease Property for the purposes of Trafficking and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

     
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