Police Seize Marijuana Worth $2,000

POLICE seized two pounds of suspected marijuana from the streets of New Providence on Wednesday.

Shortly before 6pm, Mobile Division officers, while on patrol of Baillou Hill Road, observed a man walking behind a building. Upon seeing the officers, the man began acting in a suspicious manner and started to run. Officers chased him and saw when he threw a package to the ground, jumped a fence and escaped arrest.

The officers recovered the package and found it to contain suspected marijuana. The drugs weighed two pounds and have an estimated street value of $2,000.

An investigation is ongoing.


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