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10 arrested, four houses raided in Hernando marijuana crackdown

BROOKSVILLE — Ten people were arrested Wednesday morning after Hernando County detectives raided four homes, two of which had been converted into marijuana grow houses.

Search warrants were served at 18383 Macassar Road; 15426 Mottled Owl Road; 11492 Pine Warbler Ave.; and 12101 Peregrine Falcon Ave., all in Royal Highlands.

Investigators found 151 marijuana plants in two grow rooms at the Pine Warbler house, and 122 plants and 12 pounds of cultivated marijuana at the Mottled Owl Road house, according to an arrest report.

At both locations, detectives also found extra sets of power lines used to divert electricity needed to operate air-conditioning units, several grow lights, fans and other items used to grow marijuana, according to arrest reports.

Suspects are: John Henry Flores, 35; Maria Enedina Lopez, 51; Rolando German-Llabona, 34; Evilene Hernandez-Osorio, 28; Irina Gonzalez, 23; Heyter Landin-Hernandez, 26; Yusleidy Sosa, 28; Ines Landin, 50; Rafael Leon-Gonzales, 61; and Lazaro Landin, 37. All were arrested on several charges related to the cultivation of marijuana.

10 arrested, four houses raided in Hernando marijuana crackdown 01/28/10 [Last modified: Thursday, January 28, 2010 5:36pm]
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