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Four accused of running grow house in Town 'N Country

TAMPA — A tip to Crime Stoppers led to the seizure of $20,000 worth of marijuana and the arrest of four people who are accused of running a grow house, Hillsborough County sheriff's deputies said.

A SWAT team and Street Crimes detectives executed a search warrant Thursday at 7108 Hollowell Drive in the Town 'N Country area of Tampa. Deputies found two closets that were used for the sole purpose of growing marijuana, authorities said.

Deputies seized 11 marijuana plants weighing 19.75 pounds, officials said. They also confiscated a Mossberg 12-gauge shotgun, a Tauras 9mm handgun and a small amount of cocaine, authorities said.

Deputies arrested Todd Douglas Goodman, 45, Adwena Lynn Goodman, 49, John Santiago, 45, and Lori Ann Rasmussen, 46. All four lived in the house, authorities said, and all face charges of manufacturing and possessing marijuana. The marijuana possession charges are third-degree felonies, a crime punishable by up to five years in prison.

Four accused of running grow house in Town 'N Country 08/30/13 [Last modified: Friday, August 30, 2013 11:22pm]
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