Scores of military veterans have found a niche guarding millions in pot and profits for California’s cannabis kings.

Before he can hoist a suitcase filled with $385,000 from the back of an unmarked Chevy Suburban in Silver Lake, Keiko Arroyo first has to set aside an AR-15 rifle draped over his left leg, step out from the passenger seat, and avoid an electric bike perched alongside Sunset Boulevard.

While his partner, James King, keeps a watchful eye, Arroyo circles to the back of the vehicle and pulls out an inconspicuous suitcase, its grayish color and roller wheels belying the stacks of cannabis cash inside.

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Eliyahu Kamisher ~ LAMag.com

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