A million dollars worth of marijuana was hidden in fresh lettuce in a tractor-trailer, investigators said.
(Indiana State Police)
The police of the inspection of a tractor-trailer in Indiana, made a stunning find of last week: a million dollars worth of marijuana hidden in fresh lettuce, officers said.
State troopers offered information about the Wednesday incident in a press release.
“This morning, at 7:32, a tractor-trailer traveling eastbound on Interstate 70 was stopped for a routine commercial vehicle inspection in the near the 41 mile marker,” they shared.
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State police said a trooper spotted “several criminator indicators” when the search was going on.
“A search of the trailer yielded 260 pounds of hydroponic marijuana hidden within the legitimate load of fresh lettuce,” she noted, explaining that the estimated value of $1 million on the street.
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The Putnam County Jail, told Fox News on Sunday that both men tied on Thursday, with a bond of $10,005 for each suspect.