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CLEWISTON, FL. -- Hendry County Sheriff's Investigators executed a search warrant on, May 21, 2008, at a residence located at 575 North Granja 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 15 grow lights, air conditioner heat pumps, numerous electrical transformers, air filters, submersible water pumps, two osmosis water systems, and a fertilizer drip system which were all aiding in the growth of seventy live and matures marijuana plants.
The marijuana plants were approximately five feet in height (total package weight approximately 119 pounds).
Juan C. Hernandez-Cassanola age 37 was arrested and charged with trafficking in Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana with intent to Sell, Cultivation and/or Producing Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia and Operating a Drug House. Hernandez-Cassanola was arrested and remains at the Hendry County Jail with a bond of $61,000.