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237 Pounds of Marijuana Seized at Orange County Checkpoint

Posted by Courtney Pilchmann | Jul 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Border Patrol agents seized 237 pounds of marijuana at a checkpoint near San Clemente. According to law enforcement, a 19-year-old man was arrested after agents became suspicious of his demeanor while he was driving a suburban through the checkpoint.

During an inspection of the vehicle, agents located 47 bundles of marijuana, valued at $355,000 in the vehicle. The man who has yet to be identified was taken into custody.

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Courtney Pilchman is a certified criminal law specialist who was a Deputy District Attorney for over six years prior to becoming a criminal defense attorney. She was a member of some of the most elite prosecution units including crimes against children, family violence, and sexual assault. She pr...


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