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Local News in Brief : San Juan Capistrano : Police Arrest 2 Men, Confiscate Marijuana

La Palma police confiscated 28 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $89,000 and arrested two San Juan Capistrano men on drug charges over the weekend, authorities said.

Thomas Samuel Koffler, 42, and Bruce Donald Sutherland, 36, were arrested Saturday in San Juan Capistrano as part of an ongoing narcotics investigation by the La Palma Police Department, Police Sgt. Michael Sellers said in a statement released Monday.

After their arrest at a home in the 25700 block of Avenida Pedregal, Koffler and Sutherland were taken to the La Palma jail, where they were booked on suspicion of conspiracy, possession of marijuana and possession of marijuana for sale. They later were released on $10,000 bail each.

Patrick said the case remains under investigation.

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