715 kilos of marijuana seized from Oklahoma Air Power base
Guy, 59, arrested after marijuana present in supply truck
Up to date: 10:57 PM EDT Jun 19, 2017
A supply driving force used to be arrested Thursday after about 715 kilos of marijuana have been present in a truck at Tinker Air Power Base, officers stated.
An OBN agent used to be appearing army responsibility on the base when the agent used to be informed a semitruck used to be making an attempt to go into the bottom with a sound supply, officers stated. An inspection printed duffel baggage containing marijuana within the trailer.
Brokers later discovered about 35 containers containing uncooked marijuana, officers stated. OBN additionally seized a number of thousand small boxes of marijuana THC vape oil.
Investigators imagine the marijuana used to be being trafficked from Pasadena, California, to New Jersey. The drug used to be hidden in a sound load of fabrics being brought to Tinker Air Power Base.
The truck additionally held about $25,000 value of frozen hen.
The driving force, Ashot Grigoryan, 59, used to be booked into the Oklahoma County Prison on proceedings of trafficking a managed bad substance and keeping up a automobile for drug trafficking. He used to be already on probation in Missouri for a prior trafficking case, officers stated.
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