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Iredell traffic stops net 33 pounds of pot along I-77

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Carlos Gonzalez-Buergo and Enrique Santo Gomez Carlos Gonzalez-Buergo and Enrique Santo Gomez
STATESVILLE, NC (WBTV) -

Investigators in Iredell County arrested two men during two traffic stops that netted 33 pounds of marijuana.

The cars were stopped along Interstate-77 near mile marker 63 for traffic violations, according to a news release from the Iredell County Sheriff's Office.

During the course of the stop Sheriff's K-9's were utilized and both made positive alerts for the presence and odor of a narcotic. 

earches were conducted and two large duffle bags, containing 33.5 pounds of high grade Marijuana was located within the vehicles. 

Enrique Santo Gomes 49, and Carlos Gonzalez-Buergo 21, both of West Palm Beach, Florida, were arrested and the two vehicles were seized, according to the release.

The two were transported to the Iredell County Detention Center and charged with trafficking by possession/transport marijuana and Conspirect to traffic marijuana.
 
The estimated street value of the Marijuana is $308,000.

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