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Pueblo County pot bust: 10th in just 3 weeks
Posted: 2:17 PM, Apr 21, 2016
Updated: 2016-04-21 16:17:22-04
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Pueblo County Sheriff's officials have made their 10th illegal marijuana grow bust in just three weeks.
The latest was uncovered Tuesday at 612 Limon Dr. in Pueblo West.
The suspect was outed after his transformer blew, causing grass fire, the sheriff’s office said.
According to The Denver Post
, which identifies the person behind the operation as 28-year-old Ryan Reuting, deputies smelled a strong odor of marijuana at the home and obtained a search warrant.
Officials discovered Reuting had a second marijuana cultivation operation underway at his second home in Denver, The Denver Post further details.
Reuting is reportedly facing felony charges in the case.
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