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Hillsborough County Fire Rescue lieutenant arrested for making cannabis oil at fire station

HCFR lieutenant arrested for making cannabis oil
HCFR lieutenant arrested for making cannabis oil
Posted at 8:01 PM, Dec 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-10 21:30:39-05

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — A lieutenant with Hillsborough County Fire Rescue was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance for having marijuana and trying to convert it to cannabis oil.

It happened at about 3:15 p.m. Monday at Station #26 in Plant City.

Someone reportedly discovered a botanical extractor device operating in the facility.

Detectives found the machine contained liquid and two marijuana plants that were being converted into homemade cannabis oil.

The suspect, 36-year-old Tavoris Allen, admitted the machine and marijuana belonged to him.