El Paso County Crime

EPSO busts illegal marijuana grow off South Calhan Hwy

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. - The El Paso County Sheriff's Office busted an illegal pot grow at a property off South Calhan Highway on Thursday.

A search warrant executed in the 4500 block of South Calhan led to the seizure of around 150 marijuana plants and processed marijuana. 

Deputies even found money and firearms at the property. 

Both Silvio Marquez and Maritza Borges-Almeida were booked into the Criminal Justice Center Jail on marijuana charges. 

Marquez was also arrested on a charge of Possession of a Weapon by a Previous Offender.


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