8 arrested, 70 pounds of pot seized in Nederland bust

3:54 PM, Oct 11, 2013   |    comments
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BOULDER COUNTY- Eight people were arrested and 70 pounds of pot were seized in Nederland Thursday.

The Boulder County Drug Task Force initiated the bust and also seized $21,761 in cash.

The suspects arrested were Ray Aguilar, 34; Neil Bender, 22; Mark Denny, 47; Jesse Lehan, 46; William Micucci, 53; Robert Wynder, 33; Michael Zelaya, 39, and Robert Leyba Jr., 34.

Authorities say two vehicles were found with large plastic bags, which had numerous vacuum-sealed bags of marijuana.

Another container of marijuana was found along with a handgun in the home.

Investigators say the suspects had planned to sell the 70 pounds of marijuana to the undercover officers for $231,000.

The suspects were booked into the Boulder County Jail on felony charges of distribution of marijuana.

(KUSA-TV © 2013 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

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