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Rockingham County Deputies Seize 1100 Pounds Of Marijuana

5:51 PM, Jan 25, 2012   |    comments
  • Jose Manuel Bahena, 23, Esteban Valentin Rojas, 30, and Jose De Jesus Villa, 24.
    
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Reidsville, NC -- Deputies from the Rockingham County Sheriff's Department seized approximately 1100 pounds of Marijuana from a Reidsville home.  Investigators said the drugs have a street value of $660,000.

The Sheriff's Department worked with the N.C. Highway Patrol and D.E.A. to make the bust at 161 Cole Road.  Several hundred thousand dollars in currency, a gun, cocaine, and two vehicles were also seized.

Jose Manuel Bahena, 23, Esteban Valentin Rojas, 30, and Jose De Jesus Villa, 24 were arrested.  They were confirmed to in the U.S. illegally from Mexico.

All three men are being held in the Rockingham County Jail on $1 million bond.  A court date is scheduled for February 9.

 

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