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The following is a press release from the Arizona Department of Public Safety:
NEW RIVER -- On Feb. 20, 2009 at approximately 4:30 a.m, an Arizona Department of Public Safety Officer assigned to the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Bureau stopped a semi tractor trailer rig for an equipment violation on the northbound lanes of Interstate 17 at milepost 222 (near New River). A search was conducted an approximately 1,000 pounds of marijuana was discovered inside the trailer mixed in with the legitimate load of frozen food products.
The vehicle is owned by M & G Enterprises in East Hartford, Conn. The driver was making a run from Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. to Westborough, Mass.
Arrested: Thomas Belliveau 49, Bosrah, Connecticut Charges: Transportation of Marijuana for Sale