NBC4 in Washington, D.C.: Police Find $1.3 Million Worth Of Pot In 72-Year-Old’s Car:
The seizure, one of the largest in recent memory in the region, was accomplished by the 12-member New Carrolton Police Department.
The 72-year-old man who had allegedly hit a convenience store clerk’s car did not have a driver’s license, police said.
Upon opening the large duffel bags, police said they discovered 146 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $1.3 million.
Police said they believe the drugs were just one part of a shipment. One of the eight bales officers found was numbered 199, police said.
Rice said a van that was following the Camry sped off when police arrived. Investigators said they believe the van may have been filled with the rest of a drug shipment.