CNT officers seized 45 pounds of marijuana after an investigation at the Savannah/HIlton Head International Airport (Source: CNT).
POOLER, GA (WTOC) -
man was carrying arrested and charged after carrying marijuana in his suitcase
at the Savannah-Chatham, according to the Chatham-Savannah County Narcotics
Zackery is charged with trafficking marijuana. Agents discovered 45 pounds of
marijuana contained in vacuum sealed bags in two of his three suitcases,
according to the CNT. The estimated street value of the seized marijuana is $180,000.
The CNT, the
Chatham County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit and the Savannah/Hilton Head
International Airport Police Dept. worked together in the bust.
office K-9 handler and dog were alerted to drugs in at least one of Zackery's
suitcases after it was unloaded from his flight, according to the CNT. The
flight originated from San Jose, CA and connected in Atlanta.
detained when he tried to get his luggage. The search of his luggage was
refused, but a warrant was obtained and the search was conducted.
Zackery is being
held at the Chatham County Detention Center. His arraignment hearing will be