Acting on a tip, narcotics detective found an underground marijuana grow operation behind a southwest Miami-Dade home. When detectives arrived at the home at 21964 S.W. 125 Avenue late Monday, they smelled marijuana and got a search warrant to check out the pool area behind the residence.
Broward Sheriff’s Office SWAT were able to take occupants of a grow house into custody Monday after they had barricaded themselves inside the Southwest Ranches home for hours.
A South Florida hydroponic marijuana operation which was reportedly a family affair is out of business. On Tuesday six members of the Santiesteban family and 10 others were charged with conspiracy to distribute drugs.
It was high times in a Homestead neighborhood as an alert Realtor tipped off police to a grow house.