MIAMI (CBS4)-Miami-Dade police arrested and charged three men after a marijuana grow house was discovered within 1,000 feet of a school.
Chopper 4 flew over the house Tuesday as the narcotic team was on the scene at SW 132 Avenue and 79th Street. The grow house was near Winston Park K-8 Center.READ MORE: FHP Confirms Fatality After Tanker Truck That Drove Off Highway In Davie Catches Fire
Facing charges are 43-year-old Miguel Baquero, Hector Lleo, 43, and 41-year-old Dagoberto Fernandez.READ MORE: ‘Get The Shot Today': Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried Urging Vaccinations As Florida COVID Cases Skyrocket
Baquero is facing possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a school, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, occupying a rental property for the purpose of manufacturing a control substance and trafficking marijuana.
Both Lleo and Fernandez were charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a school and possession of marijuana.MORE NEWS: Miami PD Searching For Hit-&-Run Driver Who Struck Motorcyclist
Police did not reveal how many marijuana plants were found at the property.