Municipal Police in Tijuana discovered near the boardwalk of Playas de Tijuana an American by the name of Eugene Mingus who was growing and selling marijuana to American tourists, and expats. In the courtyard of his house he had 5 varieties growing and over 50 plants. .
Eugene Mingus also sold seeds for cultivation and lived a leisurely retirement in Tijuana's beach area. He sold mostly to clients between Playas de Tijuana and Rosarito.
His arrest and the case was referred to the State Prosecutor for trial. He is currently being held while they determine to forward his case on for prosecution.
Eugene Mingus is the son of the late Charles Mingus a famous Jazz Musician from Jamaica.