The Sheriff’s Special Investigations Division arrested three people in Marathon Tuesday after finding marijuana plants growing in a home on Grouper Drive.
Detectives received information about a possible marijuana growing operation at 1301 Grouper Drive. When they arrived at the home, they made contact with the residents. They also spoke with residents of a small efficiency next to the home on the same property.
In the house they found a total of 39 marijuana plants and five pounds of processed marijuana. In the efficiency they found just over a pound of processed marijuana.
Three people were arrested in connection with the operation:
45 year old Marcela Delgado was charged with cultivation of Marijuana, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia.
29 year old Jose Angel Martinez was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Martinez is currently out on bond for cultivation of marijuana in Miami Dade County.
52 year old Jose Luis Diaz was charged with resisting without violence and an arrest warrant out of Polk County for Failure to appear reference Burglary, Grand Theft and Criminal Mischief.