North Port, Florida -- Sarasota County Sheriff's detectives arrested a North Port man Thursday for growing marijuana in his home.

Detectives searched Julio Guevara's home in the 2500 block of Snowflake Lane around 8:30 this morning to find 27 marijuana plants in one of his bedrooms, along with equipment used to grow the marijuana inside.

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The plants weighed in at more than 57 pounds and had just been harvested and were found hanging upside to dry.

Guevara has been charged with Cultivation of Cannabis, Trafficking in Cannabis and Ownership, Lease or Rental of a Structure for Trafficking a Controlled Substance.

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