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Crime Stoppers tip leads to Tampa growhouse arrest


Published:   |   Updated: January 17, 2014 at 12:03 PM

A tip and subsequent investigation led to the arrest Thursday of a Tampa man on various drug charges, including operating a grow house within 1,000 feet of a church.

Investigators, acting on a Crime Stoppers complaint, conducted a one-year operation that resulted in the arrest of Ridwan Jimoh, 31, of 7003 Parliament Drive.

After issuing a search warrant, deputies found 45 pounds of marijuana, which was packaged for sale, along with $12,000.

Jimoh was transported to the Orient Road Jail without incident, deputies say.

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