EL PASO COUNTY – Deputies arrested three men in connection to an illegal marijuana grow operation near Yoder Thursday.
Deputies said they executed search warrants on five addresses in the 200-400 block of Weissenfluh Road and in the 33900 block of Highway 94.
Deputies seized approximately 300 plants, 72 pounds of processed marijauna and $11,716 in cash.
Deputies arrested 48-year-old Emil Benitez, 34-year-old Yordis Rodriguez-Martinez and 51-year-old Alfredo Arcaya-Gonzalez on marijuana related offenses.
Each of the suspects are being held in the El Paso County jail on $50,000 bonds.