West Haven PD trap 1,seven hundred lbs. of marijuana worth $15 million, 2 suspects arrested

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– West Haven police have seized 1,seven hundred pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $15 million on Wednesday.

Police say that during the last a number of months, officers were investigating a huge scale international marijuana trafficking operation. They determined that the suspects have been the use of a storage facility in West Haven to distribute big portions of marijuana all through the tri-state area.

On Wednesday, officers from the road Crime Unit, the Patrol Division and the k-9 Unit, together with assignment force Officers from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), pulled over a rented U-Haul field truck on entrance Avenue. as a result, they discovered 1,700 of marijuana with an estimated street value of $15 million.

Officers seized the marijuana and arrested 23-yr-historic Jourdan Maniray and 20-12 months-historical I’real Jones, both of Reston, Virginia. They had been charged with Possession with Intent to promote over 1 Kilogram of Marijuana and Possession of a managed Substance. they are being held on bond.