Downtown Needles, CA: Suspect arrested for transportation of marijuana.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, in the early morning hours of Sunday, October 30th, 2016, deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station in Needles, California contacted 27 year old Tom Ngo of Los Angeles, California during a traffic stop at Front Street and I Street in Downtown Needles, California.
When contacted, deputies could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from Tom Ngo’s vehicle.
Tom Ngo traveled from Los Angeles, California to deliver a large amount of marijuana and marijuana products to a local marijuana retailer.
Tom Ngo would not disclose the name of the retailer nor did he have an invoice for the delivery or purchase of the marijuana.
A search of the rental vehicle revealed nearly two pounds of packaged marijuana, several pieces of marijuana consumables, along with two cell phones and over $1500.00 in cash.
Tom Ngo was booked at the Colorado River Station Jail with his bail set at $50,000.
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