Another Bust In Montura Estates - Arrests Pending
CLEWISTON, FL. -- Sheriff Ronnie Lee announces the service of a search warrant, May 20, 2008 by members of the Hendry County Sheriffs Office, at a residence located at 465 North Brida Street in Montura Ranch Estates, Clewiston.
Located inside the residence was a sophisticated indoor marijuana growing operation. The residence was equipped with an indoor air conditioning handler, numerous industrial grow lights, fluorescent lights with ballasts, transformers, electrical panels with timers, breakers, and electrical outlets, and a sophisticated irrigation system with fertilizer tanks and submersible water pumps, which were all aiding in the growth of thirty five live marijuana plants. The marijuana plants were approximately four to five feet in height. Arrests are pending.