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.
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