Police find Mexico-grown marijuana in Doraville

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Authorities say a tractor-trailer filled with 2,462 pounds of marijuana from Mexico has been found in Doraville.

Police said four men were arrested on charges related to the transportation of the marijuana - Edilberto Gijon-Jimenez, of Atlanta; Ramon Hernandez-Castro, of Norcross; Gilberty Riviera-Alcaraz, of Lawrenceville, and Jesus Hernandez-Gutierrez, of Sugar Hill.

Another man, Pedro Mendoza-Lugo, of Las Vegas, is charged with conspiracy to commit a crime.

Jail records show the five were arrested by Gwinnett police and federal authorities between July 2 and Saturday.

Gwinnett police spokeswoman Cpl. Illana Spellman said no additional information was available on Monday.

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