843 pounds of marijuana seized in traffic stop

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 9:32pm

ST. MARTIN PARISH, La (WGMB) — Louisiana State Troopers arrested two men from Kingston, Jamaica with 843 pounds of marijuana.

At 5:45 a.m., troopers on I-10 stopped a tractor trailer, and were suspicious of the trailer’s contents.

Troopers got permission to search the trailer from driver Anthony Senior, 33. During the search, they found around 843 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of over $2 million.

Both Senior and the passenger, Damian Jarrett, 29, were arrested for Possession with the Intent to Distribute Marijuana.

Both men were booked into the St. Martin Parish Jail.

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