Police: 25 drug labs found in Miami-Dade

25 suspects arrested in Operation Machete

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MIAMI - Police said they arrested 25 people Wednesday in connection with 25 hydroponics labs in Miami-Dade County. 

Miami-Dade police said the arrests were made during Operation Machete, which focused on tracking down hydroponic drug laboratories in the county. 

Teams of officers discovered 25 hydroponic labs, police said. 

According to investigators, 1,356 marijuana plants, $31,708 in cash, seven firearms, eight grams of marijuana and 30 grams of cocaine were discovered. 

Police said the total street value of the confiscated drugs were $4.5 million.

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