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Parents of 2 arrested after marijuana lab discovered under covered pool
http://www.wsvn.com ^ | 5/6/14

Posted on 05/07/2014 2:22:21 PM PDT by BBell

SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. (WSVN) -- The parents of a teenager and a young girl have been arrested and charged after a marijuana lab was found under a covered, drained swimming pool.

The discovery was made late Monday night, at around 11:55, at a home located 21964 S.W. 125th Place. "This is one of the more challenging grow houses we have seen," said Miami-Dade Police Detective Roy Rutland. "This is challenging because you're not going to smell it; more than likely you're certainly not going to see it."

After police received a tip, they obtained a warrant and arrested Luis Ramirez-Gonzalez and Yamile Gongar. They appeared before a judge Tuesday afternoon. Gongar received a $25,000 bond and Ramirez-Gonzalez $25,500. They both face numerous charges, including trafficking marijuana

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TOPICS: Gardening
KEYWORDS: cheechandchong; drugwarriors; wod; wosd
Another one:

Miami cops uncover marijuana grow hidden in camoflauged pool


1 posted on 05/07/2014 2:22:21 PM PDT by BBell
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To: BBell

“Lab”. What, “garden” is too hard to spell?


2 posted on 05/07/2014 2:27:57 PM PDT by Wolfie
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To: BBell

” He then said that they were free to search the home.”

Stupid move. There is nothing a cop likes more than to search with your permission.


3 posted on 05/07/2014 2:32:05 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: BBell

LOL my first thought.


4 posted on 05/07/2014 2:32:15 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: BBell

A lab?


5 posted on 05/07/2014 2:35:58 PM PDT by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: BBell
"They sounded normal, having fun. We were actually jealous of them." said neighbor Yeny Devarona

The root cause of many such laws. Someone, somewhere was just having too much fun...

6 posted on 05/07/2014 2:38:54 PM PDT by varyouga
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To: varyouga

Actually they were busted for selling drugs, not having fun.


7 posted on 05/07/2014 2:40:45 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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To: BBell

I seem to remember a movie...............................


8 posted on 05/07/2014 2:43:12 PM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: BBell
So it's illegal to have Labradors now?

Time to end prohibition folks! We got along just fine without a police state before Carrie Nation came along and paved the road!

9 posted on 05/07/2014 2:43:51 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: BBell

Lab?

A grow?
Making shatter or errl maybe....

Hat tip brother love


10 posted on 05/07/2014 2:45:04 PM PDT by wardaddy (we will not take back our way of life through peaceful means.....i have 5 kids....i fear for them)
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To: BBell

Bet they posted bond and were long gone within 15 minutes of being released. If they are going to let these people post bond, why not make it a very substantial amount. They should know by now they are never going to see them again, at least make it worth their while as well as an incentive to a bondsman to want to go after them.


11 posted on 05/07/2014 2:46:33 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: rawcatslyentist
lower right, that's one me$$ed-up puppy.

12 posted on 05/07/2014 2:51:27 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Bathhouse/"Rustler" Reid? :-)
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To: Wolfie

Exactly. Ohhhh a marijuana lab sounds more menacing to society then say a marijuana garden.


13 posted on 05/07/2014 3:02:50 PM PDT by Usagi_yo
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To: Grams A

You sound angry over pot growers but trust me

Most courts especially federal seriously determine flight risk for bond

Federal prison is 80 percent drug offenders

Plenty of whom had bond

Illegals are another matter


14 posted on 05/07/2014 3:05:19 PM PDT by wardaddy (we will not take back our way of life through peaceful means.....i have 5 kids....i fear for them)
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To: BBell

They were preparing it for when Florida’s voters vote for medical marijuana.


15 posted on 05/07/2014 3:09:23 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: ExCTCitizen

Personally I can’t wait to buy some “Baraq’s Blend” when the B. Hussein Obama Presidential Library and Choom Gang Museum opens in Jan 2017.


16 posted on 05/07/2014 3:15:09 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraiaq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: ExCTCitizen
Medical marijuana high in the polls for Florida voters (May 06 Quinnipiac Poll)

A poll released Monday shows that 88 percent of Florida voters support allowing adults to legally use marijuana for medical purposes, bolstering the arguments of advocates who have placed a constitutional amendment on the November ballot seeking legalization.

http://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/blog/morning-edition/2014/05/medical-marijuana-high-in-the-polls-for-florida.html

17 posted on 05/07/2014 3:18:11 PM PDT by Ken H
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To: BBell

So they never saw Cheech and Chong`s Nice Dreams?


18 posted on 05/07/2014 3:18:30 PM PDT by nomad
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To: Wolfie

Lab? Yea. Same idiots who report BB guns as automatic weapons.


19 posted on 05/07/2014 3:35:25 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: Ken H

Will there be prosecution of those who abuse this “prescription drug”, doctor shop, etc?

Might as well go whole hog rather than engage in the “medicinal marijuana” charade.


20 posted on 05/07/2014 4:03:58 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: rawcatslyentist

How do you get a dog to make that face??!! ROFLMAO!!


21 posted on 05/07/2014 4:12:32 PM PDT by Tonytitan
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To: BBell

In Florida you are master criminal, in Colorado the same thing makes you a businessman.


22 posted on 05/07/2014 4:44:28 PM PDT by Newbomb Turk (Hey Newbomb, where's your brothers ElCamino ?)
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To: nomad

23 posted on 05/07/2014 5:03:57 PM PDT by Neidermeyer
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To: Tonytitan
How do you get a dog to make that face??!! ROFLMAO!!

Pretty sure the doggie was shaking his head at the time. Great pic though!

24 posted on 05/07/2014 6:14:59 PM PDT by VoiceOfBruck (Hello NSA monitors!)
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To: ansel12
“Actually they were busted for selling drugs, not having fun.”

No mention of selling to anyone or finding any evidence of sales. The wet plants weighed 70lbs with the stems, roots, etc so they called it "trafficking" and put up a bogus $250,000k figure. The usable dried part is maximum 1 lb and $3000. That's typical of what one would grow for personal use and parties.

They got in trouble for simply growing 20 plants on their own property. Natural plants on their own property for their own use! That's absolutely ludicrous in a supposedly “free country”.

I guarantee not a single person was ever harmed and the cops only came because of nosy neighbors jealous of their fun parties. The only thing they should be in trouble for are electrical code violations (IF there are any).

25 posted on 05/08/2014 7:56:40 AM PDT by varyouga
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To: varyouga

I think non-drugged people can conclude for casual conversation, that this was a long time selling operation.

You have no idea where the tip came from, read the article.


26 posted on 05/08/2014 9:43:28 AM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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To: ansel12

I read every article on this case. They are trying to make the bust bigger than it is by flashing the “70 lbs” figure and implying that it is dry, processed pot. The 70lbs was for the whole plants as clearly stated in this article: http://miami.cbslocal.com/2014/05/06/pot-plants-found-growing-in-covered-over-pool-in-sw-dade/

In reality, 20 indoor plants are unlikely to be a selling operation. They would produce about 1 pound in 3-4 months. Exactly what people would grow for personal and friends’ use.

Plus, the price of pot has gone way down due to grow knowledge spread by the internet and legalization. The economics of such a small indoor grow make no sense for profit. The only people making money are the huge outdoor growers or high-end indoor growers who sell their product for more than gold through pot boutiques. This was neither.


27 posted on 05/08/2014 10:59:11 AM PDT by varyouga
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To: varyouga

LOL, at least you have something to live for.


28 posted on 05/08/2014 11:30:46 AM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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