Man Arrested After Officials Find Hundreds of Pounds of Pot
Caswell Co., VA - A man is behind bars after deputies found 345 of pounds of drugs in his home in North Carolina.
Officials with the Caswell County Sheriff's Office say Ramiro Flores Miramontes, 42, is being held in the Caswell County Detention facility.
The sheriff's office, with the help of other localities, found about 345 pounds of marijuana at Miramontes' home on Old Stoney Mountain road in North Carolina. Deputies say, through a narcotics search warrant, they also seized digital scales, two firearms, ammunition, $506 in cash and packaging material on May 6.
Officials charged Miramontes with trafficking marijuana, possession of marijuana, possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana and dwelling for keeping controlled substances.
Miramontes is being held under a $500,000 bond. His next court date is set for June 12.