Winterhaven area pot bust

Winterhaven area pot bust

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Winterhaven, CA -- A suspect trying to smuggle drugs across the U.S. Mexico border with a homemade sand rail has been arrested by Mexican police along the Winterhaven/Algodones border.

Authorities identify the suspect as 25 year old Jose Lorenzo Gonzalez.

Los Algodones Municipal Police say they found the suspect with 5 big packages of marijuana around 8 Sunday evening near Rancho Valdez.

Municipal police say the suspect had more than 100 lbs of pot on him.

Authorities say the suspect refused to say where he was from or who he was working for.

The suspect along with the drugs have been turned over to Mexican Federal Authorities.

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