Pueblo County Crime

Three arrested, 230 plants recovered in Pueblo County marijuana bust

PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. - The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office says it busted an illegal marijuana growing operation in the eastern part of the county Monday. 

A tip led detectives, armed with a search warrant, to a home in the 32000 block of Daniel Road. 

The house and two outbuildings were searched.

The sheriff's office says 230 marijuana plants were found and three people were arrested.

Enrique Saavedra, 36, and Nicole Saavedra, 33, face charges for cultivating marijuana and conspiracy.

Enrique Cancio, 47, faces charges for cultivating marijuana, conspiracy, and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

All three were booked into the Pueblo County Detention Center.

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