Friday, July 3, 2009
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Gwinnett Daily Post
LILBURN - An anonymous call to Gwinnett police Wednesday led to the arrest of four men and the seizure of 467 pounds of marijuana worth more than $2 million.
According to reports, after receiving the tip, investigators with Gwinnett County's drug task force stopped a vehicle after it left a home at 885 Worchester Place. The car was occupied by two men, police said, and the driver gave officers consent to search the vehicle. That search reportedly turned up a garbage bag containing 10 pounds of marijuana.
Gwinnett police spokesman Cpl. David Schiralli said investigators then obtained a search warrant for the residence, where officers found more than 450 pounds of marijuana and five weapons, including an M-16 and AK-47 assault rifle, and "a large amount of ammunition."
Arrested were Huber Zarco-Huto, 40, and Javier Arroyo, 41, both of Lilburn; 25-year-old Isalias Corona of Mableton; and Miguel Flores, 31, of Lawrenceville.
The men are being held at the Gwinnett County Jail and are facing charges including trafficking marijuana, cocaine possession and possessing a firearm during the commission of a felony.