It's A Grower's Market
Despite the drought, one cash crop is smokin' hot in North Central Florida, but its not legal.
A three day drug operation led to a marijuana bust worth 330,000 dollars in Levy County this week.
Marijuana grows have been a trend in Florida for some time, but growers are getting smarter, by using the poor housing market.
On Wednesday, Levy County deputies arrested 60-year-old Mark O'Leary for cultivating marijuana, mostly outside his home, but also inside.
FDLE officials say mortgage fraud and marijuana grows, go hand in hand.
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