1 in custody after Opa-locka police bust grow house, authorities say

More than 100 marijuana plants confiscated, police say

OPA-LOCKA, Fla. – One person is in custody after police busted a grow house Friday in Opa-locka, authorities said. 

Opa-locka police said they received a tip about a grow house at 1877 Opa-locka Blvd.

Officers went to the warehouse and found more than 100 marijuana plants, authorities said.

One person was taken into custody.


Opa-locka Police Chief James Dobson said there were five rooms in the warehouse unit, where the suspect was also living. 

Dobson said one room had a twin bed and a small refrigerator. The next room had small plants, and as officers walked room to room, the plants continued to get larger, Dobson said.

The police chief said the warehouse unit operated as a sophisticated hydroponics lab. 

The suspect's identity was not immediately released. 


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