Man arrested for marijuana grow house - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

Man arrested for marijuana grow house

Posted by Sheli Muniz -email

JENSEN BEACH, FL (WFLX)---A Jensen Beach man has been arrested in connection with a marijuana grow house operation.

Martin County Sheriff's Detectives attained a search warrant and recovered 28 plants in various stages of growth and about 7 1/2 lbs of cut marijuana...total value approximately $34,000.

Reports say an intricate lighting and ventilation system had been set up in the mobile home to enhance the growth of the plants and mask the smell. 

49-year-old Jeffery Dean Cowham was charged with Cultivation of cannabis and possession of cannabis over 20 grams. 

He was released from the Martin County Jail after posting $10,000 bond. Cowham was previously released from the Florida Department of Corrections back in 2009 after serving a three-year sentence for possession of controlled substance.

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