Small pot-growing operator gets quick police attention

The security ministry is sending a message with the arrest of a La Fortuna woman who is accused of having 10 young marijuana plants in her home.

Young marijuana plants were in individual pots. Photo: Ministerio de Gobernación, Policía y Seguridad Pública photo

The ministry said that it will enforce the law equally whether the drug involved is marijuana, crack or cocaine.

That seems to be a change in the ground rules because police frequently overlooked small marijuana growing operations. The woman has been turned over to prosecutors for processing. She has the last names of Rodríguez Herrera, Fuerza Pública officers said.

They said the arrest was the result of complaints by neighbors. The Policía Turística made the arrest.

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