Police seize 22 pounds of synthetic marijuana - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Police seize 22 pounds of synthetic marijuana

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KILLINGLY, CT (WFSB) -

Twenty-two pounds of synthetic marijuana have been seized by Connecticut State Police in Killingly.

According to state police they stopped a rental car in a shopping plaza parking lot and during a search of the vehicle discovered the drugs along with about $3,000.

Police arrested Hassan Khalid of Minnesota and Wassem Ahmad of Maryland on charges of possession of narcotics and possession of narcotics with intent to sell.

The drugs were packaged for individual sale in about 1,300 bags. The drugs have a street value of $20,000.

Both suspects are being held of $75,000 bond.

State Police said the investigation into the case was conducted by Troop D Quality of Life Task Force, Brooklyn resident troopers Office and the Statewide Narcotics Task Force.

Anyone with information on drug activity in the area is asked to contact the Troop D Quality of Life Task Force hotline at 860-779-4950.

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