Raids carried out in Cripple Creek and El Paso counties have discovered two illegal marijuana develop operations.
Two guys have been arrested in connection with an illegal marijuana develop operation close to a higher college in Cripple Creek, according to the Teller County Sheriff’s Workplace.
Michael Gravino Jr., 40, and Michael Gravino Sr., 64, had been charged with offenses connected to marijuana and specific drug offender, a news release mentioned. They are getting held in the Teller County Jail on a $50,000 bond.
The Teller County Narcotics Group carried out an investigation into two residents who had been allegedly developing marijuana and shipping it to places out of state by means of the U.S. Postal Service, such as to Texas and Florida.
On Aug. 1, officers carried out a raid of a residence in the 100 Block of Pikes Peak Avenue in connection to the investigation, the news release mentioned. The residence is inside 500 feet of Cripple Creek Higher College.
Narcotics group members seized 43 plants, numerous pounds of processed marijuana, seven firearms, 3 autos and proof of an illegal out-of-state distribution operation, the news release mentioned.
The legal limit in Colorado for the quantity of marijuana plants that can be grown at property is 12 plants per residence.
The Teller County Narcotics Group will be operating with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the Drug Enforcement Administration to decide if further charges are proper, the news release mentioned.
On July 31, police in El Paso County arrested two guys in connection with an illegal marijuana develop operation, according to a news release from the El Paso County Sheriff’s Workplace.
Abdiel Delgado, 30, and Elieser Curbelo, 44, had been arrested and charged with offenses connected to marijuana. They have been booked into El Paso County Jail, the release mentioned.
Law enforcement carried out raids on two properties in the 2000 block of Deputy Point, and a “knock and talk” on a third house, the news release mentioned. Around 300 marijuana plants, 4 firearms and nine emaciated and neglected dogs had been seized from the 3 properties, the news release mentioned. All the dogs had been handed more than to the Humane Society.