Detectives Bust Grow House
Friday, November 17, 2017
On Thursday, November 16, 2017, Lee County Sheriff's Office Deputies were dispatched to the address of an alleged sex crime victim reference a recently occurred rape. Due to the nature of the incident, Special Victims Unit Detectives responded to the scene.
The investigation revealed the victim and the suspect were involved in an argument. The suspect then sexually assaulted the victim. A search warrant was obtained for the home of the suspect and when detectives arrived, they smelled the odor of raw marijuana inside the home. Detectives observed marijuana on top of a table next to the kitchen and an additional box with several clear compartments on the kitchen counter that contained small amounts of marijuana.
Another search warrant for the home was secured and executed reference the marijuana paraphernalia. Detectives found 207.8 grams of marijuana, 1.8 grams of THC Wax, ballasts, 1000 watt high pressure sodium bulbs used for indoor growing, carbon dioxide tanks, old marijuana root systems in trash bags, fertilizers/plant growth agents and other items commonly used in the cultivation and production of marijuana.
As a result, Joshua Warren Wolfe (DOB 02/22/87) of 12932 Elm Creek Court Fort Myers, was arrested and charged with:
-Producing Marijuana Possession of Marijuana with Intent to sell, manufacture or deliver
-Marijuana Possession over 20 grams
-Possession of a Controlled Substance without a prescription
-Possession of Paraphernalia