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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-589

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • November 20, 2015
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    Marijuana Grow House

    Deputies seize $170,000 in marijuana from grow house.
    • Wednesday
    • November 18, 2015
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 7205 Coolidge Avenue North
    • Tampa


    Olaff Rosado Garcia
    DOB: 12/12/1983
    7205 Coolidge Avenue North
    Tampa, FL


    • Own, Lease or Rent for Purpose of Trafficking
    • Grand Theft Third Degree
    • Trafficking in Marijuana
    • Manufacture of Marijuana
    • Tampering with Physical Evidence (Destroy)
    • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia


    On November 18, 2015, deputies conducted an investigation involving a possible grow house at 7205 Coolidge Avenue North. While at the front door, the odor of fresh vegetative marijuana was detected. TECO responded to the location and confirmed the residence had an illegal wire connection. A search warrant was obtained for the residence and executed.

    Olaff Rosado was found in the back grow room. While waiting for the search warrant, Olaff Rosado was cutting and bagging all the green leafy marijuana plants. A total of 31 marijuana plants, light bulbs, and ballasts were recovered from the residence. The estimated street value of the marijuana is $170,000.

    Olaff Rosado was arrested without incident. Rosado was charged with Own, Lease or Rent for Purpose of Trafficking, Grand Theft Third Degree, Trafficking in Marijuana, Manufacture of Marijuana, Tampering with Physical Evidence (Destroy) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
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