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Confiscated Marijuana Vanishes from Chatham Sheriff's Office

Posted February 18, 2002 6:33 a.m. EST

— The Chatham County Sheriff's Office is investigating a theft of drugs from its own office

Deputies confiscated tons of marijuana during a

drug bust in Siler City in February of 2000.

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Now, 3,000 pounds of that evidence is missing.

The

FBI

has been called in to investigate. The sheriff says his office is cooperating.