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Drug Task Force finds nearly 5K pounds of marijuana in Moxee home

Drug Task Force finds nearly 5K pounds of marijuana in Moxee home

MOXEE, Wash. - Law enforcement have identified a Moxee man who had nearly 5,000 pounds of illegal marijuana.

The Law Enforcement Against Drugs (LEAD) Task Force arrested Albaro Amezcua-Espinoza for growing marijuana. Amezcua admitted he did not have a medical permit to detectives.

Detectives discovered 26 40-gallon garbage bags of pot in a bedroom at Amezcua's home. 14 zip lock bags filled with pot were also found. The LEAD Task Force learned the grow location Amezcua was using was not a secured medical facility.

Two other people involved in the illegal operation were also charged with marijuana possession.

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