Victor Camarillo has been arrested and charged

10:09 PM, Dec 6, 2013   |    comments
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LAUREL, Md. (WUSA9) -- Officers seized about a half a million dollars worth of marijuana today from a hotel in Maryland.

Police seized several hundred pounds of marijuana, other drugs and some weapons at a Holiday Inn Express in Laurel. A police canine detected the drugs which led Police to a man who was arrested in connection to this incident, police said. 

Victor Camarillo, 30, of Henderson, Nevada, has been charged with 'Possession with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Marijuana (Large Amount) and Importing a controlled Dangerous Substance, Marijuana, into the State of Maryland'. 

180 pounds of marijuana were recovered. Officials say the 'street value' for the marijuana is estimated around $540,000. 

The case is still under investigation. 

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