Man arrested in burglary at Lakeside pot shop

LAKESIDE - A man has been arrested in connection with a break-in at a medical marijuana dispensary in Lakeside early Friday morning.

According to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, the burglary was reported by a neighbor at 4 a.m. at the Aurora Green’s Dispensary at 8575 Los Coches Road.

Arriving deputies searched the area and found the suspect, identified as 37-year-old Wendell Coleman, hiding in some bushes in the 8500 block of Snow White Drive. He was found carrying a large quantity of marijuana and baked marijuana goods, the sheriff’s department said.

The Aurora owner estimated that Coleman stole four pounds of marijuana valued at $45,000.

Coleman was booked on burglary charges.

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