NAPLES, Fla.- Collier Counties Sheriff's deputies arrested 49-year-old Francisco Valeron Tuesday on marijuana trafficking charges after 87 pot plants and grow house equipment were discovered in a residence owned by his girlfriend.
Fernando Lopez Guardado of Miami was also arrested for the crime on April 24th.
The marijuana seized from 2520 Desoto Blvd. S. in Naples totalled $261,000. The equipment was valued at $20,000.
Deputies also found two loaded rifles, a 12 gauge shot gun and a semi-automatic, 9mm rifle, belonging to Valeron. His car was seen at the residence on multiple occasion prior to the search warrant being served.
Fingerprints taken from the grow house positively identified Valeron.