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Pennsylvania Trooper On Commercial Duty Finds 6,500 Pounds of Pot

February 04, 2010  | 

A Pennsylvania State Trooper discovered what may be a record marijuana bust in that state, when he pulled over a tractor-trailer that blew through a commercial vehicle checkpoint, The Morning Call reports.

The trooper discovered the drugs, after an 18-wheeler avoided a weigh station in Dauphin County. All commercial vehicles are required to stop at the checkpoints when they are in operation.

A pursuit followed that led the trooper to discover marijuana estimated to fetch $10 million to $25 million on the street.

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