Grow house operation busted after driver runs stop sign

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North Port, Florida-- What started as a police traffic stop for running a stop sign Thursday, ended in two arrests and the seizure of over 80 pounds of pot. 

According to North Port Police, an investigation into illegal drug activity was already underway Thursday when detectives had a man pulled over for running a stop sign.

During the traffic stop, officials say a K-9 lead them to search the trailer being towed by the man's SUV, where they found marijuana and other items associated with a drug operation. 

Detectives later searched a home located on the 5000 block of Camelot Street in North Port, where they found over 80 pounds of pot that had been laid out to dry. 

Detectives also said the bedrooms had been converted to grow the cannabis. 

Yerko Del Toro Fagundo, 32, and  Ledian Cabrera Garcia, 35, were both arrested on several drug charges, including possession, manufacturing, selling and trafficking. 

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