A couple was arrested Friday by the Judicial Police (OIJ) and the Prosecutor’s Office (Fiscalía) of La Unión, in Cartago, suspected of growing hydroponic marijuana inside a house.

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The arrest was made in a house in Barrio Concepción after the authorities raided the property and discovered 149 plants of different sizes.

The suspect was identified by their surnames Terán Vicente and the girlfriend Pavón Vargas. The investigation began as a result of confidential information received by the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ).

In addition to the plants, a large amount of equipment was set aside for the production of marijuana.

The property has three rooms that were adapted for the activity, with air conditioners, fans, power regulators, special lights and high power lamps.

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Basically, the couple lived among the marijuana jungle they had created inside their home.

Agrochemicals used for cultivation and rapid growth were also located, along with several weigh scales and already processed marijuana.

The couple is being charged with the alleged crimes of drug cultivation and storage.

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