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Arrested on charges of trafficking

Vladimir Hernandez Vladimir
Hernandez, 46
Tarafa Lorenzo Tarafa
Lorenzo, 42
Roriel Lugo Roriel
Lugo, 26
Roniel Pantusosarabia Roniel
Pantusosarabia, 35
Juan Rodriguez Juan
Rodriguez, 49
Felix Perez Felix
Perez, 53
Armando Prado Armando
Prado, 24

Hillsborough deputies bust massive marijuana grow house

LUTZ — Authorities uprooted a marijuana grow house last week in Lutz, arresting seven people and seizing more than $1 million worth of marijuana plants.

A search warrant led to a Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office raid June 3 in a home at 17304 Lynndan Drive, where deputies found a massive growing operation, authorities said. Deputies seized a total of 680 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $1,360,000, authorities said.

Seven people in the house were arrested on charges of trafficking and manufacture of marijuana. They were:

Tarafa Rafael Lorenzo, 42, of Miami; Felix Andre Perez, 53, of Tampa; Roniel Pantusasarabia, 35, of Tampa; Roriel Bores Lugo, 26, of Lutz; Vladimir Hernandez, 46, of Tampa; Armando Gabriel Amador Prado, 24, of Miami; and Juan Carlos Rodriguez, 49, of Naples.

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