Police Arrest Man After Finding 170 Pounds of Marijuana

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WINNEBAGO COUNTY (WIFR) -- Rockford Police arrested a man after finding over 170 pounds of marijuana.

36-year-old Cresencio Valencia-Alvarez was arrested after police say they found 20 pounds of marijuana in his car during a traffic stop.

Police then searched his home and say they found more than 150 pounds of marijuana along with 332 grams of meth and a handgun.

Valencia-Alvarez was charged with multiple drug charges, no FOID card, and resisting police.

Another man, 28-year-old Luis Aguilar-Arreguin, was also arrested at the home after police found him with a small amount of cocaine.

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