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Twenty Pounds Of Pot Delivered To Washington County

A big find of lawmen at one UPS terminal here in Eastern Carolina. Twenty pounds of pot was found November 7th in Chowan County.

Officers resealed and delivered to package to its original destination in Washington County where two men were arrested.

Rolando Padron and Martin Palacios were charged with trafficking marijuana. A Ford truck was also seized.

Tyrrell County deputies say Padron has been a long time resident of Tyrrell County. They believe the pot was going to be repackaged and distributed in both Tyrrell and Washington counties.

Street value of the marijuana is between $50,000 and $115,000.


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