1 arrested at marijuana legalization event, 50 pounds of THC contraband found

MIAMI (WSVN) - Over 50 pounds of THC contraband was recovered at a marijuana legalization event Sunday evening, according to the Miami Police Department.

The event coordinator, 33-year-old Leandro A. Arriaga, was arrested for trafficking in cannabis, among other charges.

MPD responded to 520 West Flagler Street Sunday at 7 p.m. in regards to illegally parked vehicles.

While investigating, officers discovered an event promoting the legalization of marijuana was taking place at the location.

Arriaga was later arrested for several charges.

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