Narcotics investigation leads to arrest of two, 80 lbs of marijuana seized

Two men were arrested after 80 pounds of marijuana were found at a construction site in the Lower Valley. (Courtesy: EPCSO)

Two men were arrested on drug charges after an investigation at a construction site in the Lower Valley.

A spokesperson for the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office said Cesar Molinar-Arreola, 39, and Omar Esparza-Duron, 36, are suspected of distributing marijuana.

The narcotics investigation happened at a construction site on the 9500 block of North Loop Drive where deputies seized 80 pounds of marijuana.

Both men were charged with delivery of marijuana over 50 pounds and booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility.

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