1,300 Pot Plants Seized After 25 Miami Grow Houses Busted in "Operation Machete"

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Twenty-five people were arrested yesterday after Miami-Dade police discovered 25 separate hydroponics labs in the county during a crackdown dubbed "Operation Machete." Besides the alleged criminals, police also seized more than 1,300 pot plants during the daylong sweep.

Taken all together, the 1,356 marijuana plants weighed more than 1,100 pounds. According to CBS Miami the amount of pot seized had a street value of $4.5 million.

Police also collected $31,708 in cold-hard cash, seven firearms, and 30 grams of cocaine were found during the day.

No other information was immediately available.

In other news, did you know that science recently discovered occasional marijuana use does not harm your lungs? Did you also know that millions and millions of Americans will continue to smoke pot while considering it not much of a big deal? But, hey, um, good job continuing the war on drugs police dudes!

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Donkey Hotay
Donkey Hotay

"hydroponics labs" ..."street value of $4.5 million" ... "cold hard cash" ...

Hype much ?

TROUBLE3O5
TROUBLE3O5

this makes my lungs sad :(

but its cool...instead of legalizing and taxing and actually saving floridas economy with some much needed income they're just making my money go to california instead...cuz we still be smokin whether you raid a couple of stash houses or not!

FUCK THE SYSTEM

ὀλίγος
ὀλίγος

FUCK THESE COPPERS. We keeps it growin round here so fuck you and your machete. you faggety swine have nothing better to do than bust down greenhouses and slammin eachother on L.E.O affairs? fuck you, this is why i dont work or pay taxes. Nothing is worse than paying a bitch ass sadistic police force to cut down weeds while people starve around the word. Do yourself a favor and shove every plant up your ass.

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seep

seems like 1300 plants should weigh more than 1100 pounds

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