Investigation underway after marijuana grow house found in Brooksville home

Almost 100 pounds of plant material found
Marijuana grow house found in Brooksville home
Posted at 3:23 PM, Jun 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-11 17:34:30-04

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. — Hernando County officials are investigating after they discovered a marijuana grow house while executing a search warrant on Monday.

Hernando County Sheriff's Office Vice and Narcotics Unit found 26 marijuana plants, almost 100 pounds of plant material and equipment used to cultivate the plants. 

All of the plants were between five and six feet tall. 

The home is located at 26201 Whipperwill Street in Brooksville. Deputies were originally there on suspicion of power diversion. 

Officials didn't find anyone in the home and say it was only being used to grow marijuana. 

An investigation is underway.