2 arrested following large cocaine, marijuana seizure in High Point

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Arturo Luciano Ramirez; Juan Pablo Gonzalez-Padron

THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Two High Point men were arrested and charged after several kilos of cocaine was seized at their home in late October, according to a Thomasville police press release.

On Oct. 28, Thomasville police, High Point police, Lexington police and Homeland Security conducted a search at 1516 Baker Road. During the investigation, authorities found 5.03 kilos of cocaine, 6.84 pounds of marijuana and a firearm.

Arthuro Luciano Ramirez, 36, and Juan Pablo Gonzalez-Padro, 20, were taken into federal custody as a result of the investigation.

They’re both facing federal drug trafficking charges. Ramirez is also facing a charge of felonious re-entry to the United States after deportation.