Grow House Dismantled

Friday, July 7, 2017

A tip from the public led Lee County detectives to the address of 1138 Amherst Street E., in Lehigh Acres. 

 During the investigation, probable cause was developed and a search warrant was obtained.  Once inside the residence, detectives located twenty-one (21) mature marijuana plants (approximately 6 feet tall) in the final stages of budding.  The residence had two rooms fabricated to facilitate a marijuana grow operation.  In total, 320 pounds of marijuana/plants was seized from the residence with a street value of approximately $200,000.

 Detectives arrested Michel Farran (DOB 12-11-80) and charged him with Marijuana Producing, Marijuana Trafficking and Owning or Renting a vehicle or structure for the Manufacture of marijuana.

 Detectives also seized a vehicle owned by Farran under the Florida Contraband Forfeiture Act. 

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