2 arrested as 17 pounds of marijuana is seized

By Associated Press 8:28pm, March 1, 2013
Wilmington Police have arrested a man and a juvenile after officer say they found 17 pounds of marijuana on the two while they were walking on Lancaster Avenue.

Officers stopped 39-year-old Felix Garcia of Wilmington and a 17-year-old male about 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Police say of search of the two turned up the marijuana, worth more than $38,000.

Garcia is charged with possession of marijuana and other offenses. He is being held on $20,000 cash bail. The juvenile was committed to a detention center.

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