Parkersburg Police say they believe they’ve arrested a major distributor of drugs in Wood County.
Agents with Immigration and Customs Enforcement say Alverado-Aboyte is from Mexico and is in the country illegally.
His wife, Dawn Star Aboyte, 24, is also charged with felony possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.
Parkersburg Police detectives say they found 100 pounds of marijuana at the Avery Street home where the two were arrested along with $20,000 in cash, a handgun that had been reported stolen in Bridgeport and a bulletproof vest.
The arrests came after a joint investigation that involved detectives with the Parkersburg Police Department, the Parkersburg Narcotics Task Force and officials with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.