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New York City Police seize 200 pounds of marijuana

March 17, 2018  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
New York City Police seize 200 pounds of marijuana NYPD/ABC7

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NYPD seize 200 pounds of marijuana

A significant drug bust in Queens, New York resulted in a massive haul for authorities.

According to ABC7, two plain-clothes officers noticed a group of men exchanging large amounts of money and vacuum-sealed bags of weed in Flushing on Tuesday.

When the officers advanced toward the suspects, they fled into a nearby residence.

Authorities searched the home and discovered almost 200 pounds of pot, over $19,000 in cash, and 19 packets of ketamine.

Police arrested six suspects ranging in ages from 23 to 37, on multiple drug charges, including criminal possession of marijuana, criminal sale of marijuana, criminal possession of controlled substance, criminal possession of forgery device, forgery, and possession of forged instruments.

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