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Clayton police seize 87 pounds of pot

Posted November 13, 2008 2:30 p.m. EST
Updated November 13, 2008 5:18 p.m. EST

— Clayton Police have interrupted a marijuana distribution network in which pot was packaged and sent into the state using a corporate shipping company.

The investigation is ongoing, so few details about the operation were available. So far, 87 pounds – a street value of $400,000 – of marijuana have been seized.

Glen Allen, Clayton chief of police said, “This is the largest drug seizure in Clayton’s history," Police Chief Glen Allen said.

Police K-9 "Justice" and his handler, Officer W.C. McIntosh intercepted about a half-dozen shipments.

No arrests have been made.