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109 pounds of marijuana to be sold during Spring Break seized by Gulfport police

7 years 1 month 2 weeks ago Friday, April 07 2017 Apr 7, 2017 April 07, 2017 12:35 PM April 07, 2017 in News
Source: WLOX
By: WBRZ staff
Image via WLOX

GULFPORT – Police seized more than one hundred pounds of marijuana headed to Gulfport during a traffic stop bound for Spring Break parties, according to a report by WLOX.

The seizure occurred on Thursday night when police stopped a truck on the I-10 near the 33-mile marker in Gulfport due to a traffic offense. Gulfport investigators say the driver of the truck consented to a search and 109 pounds of marijuana hidden in the vehicle was found.

Police say that it was learned the drugs were to be sold during Gulfport Spring Break parties.

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