Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Grow House Busted - 129 Plants Found
CLEWISTON, FL. -- After receiving an anonymous tip, Hendry County Narcotics Investigators responded to the residence of 460 S. Quebrada Street, in Montura to investigate an individual who may be operating marijuana grow house.
Deputies contacted the property owner, who told investigators that she rented the home to a man later identified as 26 year old William Suarez. After receiving permission to search the home, investigators located 129 live marijuana plants with a total weight of 22.84 lbs, and miscellaneous drug paraphernalia.
Suarez was arrested on charges of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Sell, Producing Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana over 20 grams, and Possession of Drug Equipment. He is currently being held in the Hendry County Jail on $41,000 bond.