174 pounds of marijuana discovered after flight from Seattle to Atlanta; four arrested

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ATLANTA (CBS46) – The Atlanta Police Airport Interdiction Unit found 174 kilos of marijuana on a flight arriving from Seattle final month.

On Could 26, a K9 alerted police to 5 suitcases unloaded from a aircraft that had arrived at Hartsfield-Jackson Worldwide Airport. The officers had been capable of establish and detain a complete of 4 individuals who every recovered at the very least one of many baggage. Subsequently 2 different suitcases had been discovered with two of the suspects for a complete of seven baggage.

In all, police say, the luggage contained 174 kilos of marijuana, value about $ 700okay.

The 4 individuals arrested had been 47-year-old Nicole Golden, 29-year-old Naly Tong, 33-year-old Keomanyvanh Tong and 32-year-old Jarvis Sheppard. All 4 had been transported to Clayton County Jail and charged with marijuana trafficking.

Police say all 4 suspects claimed that another person had packed the bag or that they had been retrieving the bag for an additional particular person.

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