Zolfo Springs, FL-- Two men are behind bars today for their alleged role in a marijuana grow house operation.

Hardee County deputies arrested Osvaldo Torna, 39, and Dianko Torres, 36, both of Cape Coral, afterreceiving a tip about the grow house from the Desoto County Sheriff's Office.

According to reports, officials seized nearly 2,000 plants from an outdoor area, which was in the process of being transferred into a mobile home off Bronco Drive.

Deputies also discovered that the operation's power source was an illegal electrical tap going into the residence.

Officials say the investigation continues.

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