PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. — Colorado Sheriff Deputies arrested a Florida man after he was found to be in possession of over 950 marijuana plants and close to ten pounds of dried marijuana.
The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office responded to the home of Lazaro Piloto-Gomez after reports of someone orchestrating their own marijuana growing operation.
Piloto-Gomez originally told detectives that he did have more than the 12 marijuana plants that are allowed to be owned under Colorado law.
Following a search warrant, detectives discovered a large building on the property that had been converted into two large grow rooms. Inside those rooms, they uncovered 939 marijuana plants and ten pounds of products a...