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Monday, January 22, 2018

Sheriff’s Office deputies seize cash, 68 pounds of marijuana

pot 2Courtesy Eddie Zavala,

Laredo, TX – A local man was sent to the Webb County Jail Saturday after Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigators discovered 68.7 pounds of marijuana and $2,100 in U.S. currency at his home.juan ramirz

Juan Ronald Ramirez-Ortiz, 36,  was charged with possession of marijuana. The marijuana, which was being stored approximately two blocks from a middle school, has an estimated street value of $416,940.

Sheriff Martin Cuellar lauded the work of the investigators and reminds the community about reporting suspicious activities to 956-727- TIPS (8477). All calls remain anonymous and should the call result in an arrest, the caller may be eligible for a monetary reward.

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