Man arrested after receiving shipment of marijuana

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Posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 11:45 am

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Investigators arrested a Port Charlotte man Friday after a package containing nearly 10 pounds of marijuana was shipped to an Englewood home.

According to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, investigators received word from a California law enforcement unit that a package possibly containing narcotics was due to be delivered to a home in the 10000 block of Kidron Avenue in Englewood.

Investigators put the home under surveillance and witnessed the package being delivered.  Later, a man identified as 30-year-old Javier Rodriguez of Port Charlotte arrived at the home and put the package in the trunk of his car.

Rodriquez's car was later stopped and a narcotic K9 unit located the shipment, which contained 10 triple-vacuum sealed bags containing a total of 9.83 pounds of marijuana.

Rodriguez was charged with Possession of Cannabis with the Intent to Distribute, Possession of Cannabis over 20 grams, Possession of Paraphernalia and Reckless Driving. He was released on a $13,500 bond.

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  • Too posted at 6:44 pm on Tue, Feb 11, 2014.

    Too Posts: 1

    No Comment..

  • tim posted at 4:04 pm on Tue, Feb 11, 2014.

    tim Posts: 106

    a load of plant leaves. big deal...... americans keep fighting and dying for "freedom" but we don't even have autonomy over our own bodies. the cops are out-of-control.

    note to moderator: why do you keep not posting my posts? stop it or just eliminate the comments altogether..



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