Monday, March 17, 2008
One More Marijuana House Busted
Investigators Find Another One In LaBelle
LABELLE, FL. -- Hendry County Sheriff's Deputies hit a fourth grow house in one week. According to Sheriff Ronnie Lee, narcotic investigators executed a search warrant at 902 Patton Road. in Labelle on March 14 and located another marijuana growing operation within the residence.
Mario Morejon was arrested and charged with: Possession of paraphernalia. Possession of Felony Paraphernalia. Possession of Marijuana over 20 grams, Possession of Marijuana with intent to sell, Cultivation and/or producing Marijuana, and Operating a Drug House. Bond was set at $17,000.
The secluded property just east of State Road 29 in North LaBelle is owned by Andres Jimenez who according to the county records uses that address as his current mailing address. The property was ;purchased last year for $210,000
Numerous marijuana plants, along with all of the equipment used for cultivation of marijuana, were seized.