Officers Find 1,400 Pounds Of Pot In Truck

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement officers
found 1,400 pounds of marijuana on a tractor-trailer during a random safety inspection.

The marijuana had a street value of just over $2.8 million dollars and was the agency's largest drug seizure, Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement Commissioner Greg Howard said Wednesday in a statement.

The truck was stopped Sunday night on Interstate 65 near Bowling
Green, the statement said.

Kermit Garriques, 48, and Uriel Bell, 42, were arrested and charged with marijuana trafficking and possession of narcotics.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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  • by billy ray Location: newburgh on Jun 13, 2007 at 07:51 AM
    i want to no the latese new on this case concerning kermit garrique and his next court date
  • by Bird Dog on May 31, 2007 at 01:43 PM


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