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Police: Stolen car search discovered 430 pounds of marijuana with a value of $1.2 M

Kadin Baskin, Craig Hillman, Michael Strozewski, and Angelo Sueque were arrested after Florida sheriffs found 430 pounds of marijuana.

(Seminole County Sheriff’s Office)

A report of a stolen vehicle led to the Florida sheriffs busting four men with 430 pounds of marijuana and $43,000 in cash.

Seminole County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post Thursday that deputies responded to a stolen vehicle report on Jackman Boulevard, Winter Park.

Upon arrival, deputies of the vehicle backed into a driveway with a male driver tries to start it. Two other men stood outside the stolen vehicle.

The three men, identified as Michael Strozewski, Angelo Sueque and Craig Hillman – were taken into custody.

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During an additional search of the house is the backyard, the deputies also felt Kadin Baskin, who tried to flee through a side garage door.

The estimated value of 430 pounds of marijuana is $1.2 million in street value.

(Seminole County Sheriff’s Office)

In the truck of the stolen vehicle, authorities approximately 50 pounds of marijuana, while an additional 380 pounds, a gun and $43,000 in cash were discovered in the residence.

Agents with the City-County Investigative Bureau estimated the marijuana with a value of $1.2 million in street value.

“This is the second time in recent weeks that we were able to successfully remove large quantities of illegal drugs from our streets,” Sheriff Dennis Lemma said in a statement. “As we know, there is a direct correlation between illegal drug trafficking and a wide range of criminal activities. Our community is safe as a result of [these] efforts.”

Lucia I. Suarez Sang a Reporter for FoxNews.com. Follow her on Twitter @luciasuarezsang

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