345 lbs. of pot seized from Burlington home
BURLINGTON, N.C. — A Burlington man was arrested after deputies said they seized an estimated 345 lbs. of marijuana from his home.
Lt. Frank Rose with the Caswell County Sheriff’s Office said Ramiro Flores Miramontes, 42, was arrested after authorities searched his home at 720 Old Stoney Mountain Road on May 6.
Aside from the 345 lbs. of pot, Rose said deputies seized digital scales, packaging materials, two firearms with ammunition, and $506.
Miramontes has been charged with trafficking marijuana, felony possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to sell, and maintaining a dwelling for drugs.
The suspect was jailed in the Caswell County Detention Facility under a $500,000 secured bond. His next court date is slated for June 12.
Rose said the Burlington Police Department and Alamance County Sheriff’s Office aided in the search of the suspect’s home.
While the suspect’s home has a Burlington address, it is located in Caswell County, Rose said.
No other details about the investigation were provided.