CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Narcotics Detectives picked up 241 pounds of marijuana in a home rented to Ricardo Cardenas. The 32-year-old was arrested and taken to Lee County jail.
Detectives found several pot plants, including equipment used to grow the drug inside the home at 4250 SW 12th Place. Cardenas also had a home in Hollywood, Florida, but detectives say he frequently would check up on the Cape Coral rental.
Cardenas faces charges of trafficking marijuana, operating a grow house, and possession of paraphernalia.
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