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2 teenagers arrested for growing marijuana

August 3, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Two teenagers are under arrest, suspected of working on marijuana plantations in Los Padres National Forest.Both were arrested last month.

Ventura County authorities say one of the teens, a 16-year-old, told them he was working on the farm to pay off the smuggler who helped him flee Mexico.

The other teenager is 17 years old and was arrested at a separate location.

He is not speaking to investigators.

AP contributed to this report.