Detectives bust marijuana grow house in Carrollwood

3:53 PM, Dec 19, 2013   |    comments
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Carrollwood, Florida -- Due to an anonymous tip, detectives have arrested two people for growing marijuana at a home on Leisure Avenue. 

On December 18, detectives with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office completed a search warrant at a home on Leisure Avenue after an anonymous tipster gave details of a marijuana grow operation.

Upon entry into the home, detectives found two rooms converted for the sole purpose of cultivating marijuana. A total of 27 large marijuana plants and 21 juvenile plants was recovered, with a total weight of 130 pounds.

TECO also responded and located an illegal electricity tap and estimated the theft at $4,678.00. 

The marijuana has an approximate street value of $100,000.00.

Both Yohiko Perez-Crump and Niurvys Sanchez-Hernandez were arrested at home and booked into the Orient Road Jail with no bond.

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