More than $200,000 worth of pot seized from Lehigh grow house

Posted at 11:43 AM, Jul 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-07 11:43:43-04

Lee County detectives have dismantled a marijuana grow house in Lehigh Acres.  

A tip led investigators to 1138 Amherst Street East in Lehigh Acres.  After serving a search warrant, detectives found 21 mature marijuana plants and two rooms outfitted to support a grow operation.  

Detectives seized more than 300 pounds of marijuana from the home with a street value of nearly $200,000.

Michel Farran was arrested and charged with marijuana producing, trafficking and owning or renting a structure for manufacturing marijuana.  Detectives also seized a vehicle from the home.