Lee County detectives uncover $300K worth of marijuana

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LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. Lee County detectives discovered thousands of dollars worth of marijuana plants Thursday, the sheriff’s office said.

Narcotics detectives responded to a home at 135 Naples Ave. South in regards to a possible marijuana grow house, deputies said.

After a search warrant was issued for the home, detectives confiscated 122 plants, which weighed a total of 188 pounds, with an approximate street value of $300,000.

No arrests have been made at this time as the investigation is ongoing.

No further information was immediately available.

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