Hartford man, Calif. man arrested, 11 pounds of pot seized

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GERMANTOWN — Washington County sheriff’s officials arrested a 29-year-old Hartford man, and a 47-year-old California man after 11 pounds of high-grade marijuana were seized from a rental car the men were driving from California to Hartford.

Officials say the marijuana was expected to sell for approximately $4,000 a pound, giving it a street value of approximately $40,000.

The Washington County Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Enforcement Group, with the assistance of the Washington County K-9 and two other deputies arrested the men for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.