High Point Police Seize 249 lbs. Of Marijuana

7:55 PM, Jan 9, 2014   |    comments
Jose Luis Ruiz Courtesy: High Point Police Department
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HIGH POINT, N.C. -- High Point Police say they arrested and charged a man Wednesday after they discovered he had a marijuana growing operation in three homes. 

Captain Mike Kirk tells WFMY News 2, Jose Luis Ruiz, 39, of High Point was arrested and charged with two counts of Trafficking in Marijuana. He is currently in Guilford County Jail under on a $100,000 bond.

Police said they originally found Ruiz's operation when a patrol officer smelt an unusual odor.

Officers said they obtained three search warrants and seized approximately 249 pounds of marijuana.


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