1 Arrested In Pot Grow House Bust, Pasco Deputies Say
HUDSON - Pasco County vice-narcotics deputies arrested a man after dismantling a large marijuana grow house, according to sheriff's office spokesman Doug Tobin. Deputies arrested Yosniel Paz, a Cuban national with a Miami address. They described him as the caretaker of the house and are still looking for the owner. A tip led deputies to a home at 12509 Canton Drive where they found 182 marijuana plants in a garage and pantry, Tobin said. About 50 of the plants are described as 5 to 6 feet tall. Investigators think the plants were grown hydroponically, using stolen electrical power. Detectives estimate the street value of the plants at $200,000, Tobin said. They also are looking for connections between the Canton Drive house and other grow houses in Pasco County and Miami.
Backstreet Boys' Nick Carter thanks his former dance instructor from Tampa in touching tribute (w/ video)