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Detectives bust Polk County grow house, arrest David Shultz

12:51 PM, Jan 22, 2014   |    comments
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Polk County, Florida -- A home in Poinciana was busted for being used a a marijuana grow house. 

An undercover detective served a search warrant at a home on Reindeer Drive based on information Poinciana residence based on information they received that it was being used as a marijuana grow house.

Detectives arrived at home where David Shultz refused to open the door. Detectives could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside and Shultz even said he wanted to smoke a "joint" before opening the door. Shultz eventually opened the door and surrendered without incident. 

While serving the search warrant, detectives located three rooms being used to cultivate marijuana. One bedroom contained a nursery with baby marijuana plants; one bedroom had more mature plants; and one bedroom had mature plants with buds. Detectives seized and destroyed all 190 marijuana plants, along with 15 high-intensity bulbs and hoods, 8 electric ballasts, pots, fertilizer, cooling fans.

Shultz was arrested and booked into the Polk County Jail. 

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