Lehigh Acres bust snags almost 200 pounds of marijuana


LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. – Nearly 200 pounds of marijuana led to the arrests of an alleged drug trafficking duo Thursday morning.

Philip Magnotti, 50, and Natasha Borkowski, 22, were arrested at their home at 1249 Earnest Street E. after the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a tip. Deputies found an “elaborate cultivation” of 195 marijuana plants in two separate rooms.

Magnotti and Borkowski are facing charges for producing marijuana, trafficking marijuana and owning or renting a structure to traffic drugs.

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