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Huge marijuana seizure in Warren County

VICKSBURG, Miss.- On Wednesday night authorities say that the Mississippi Department of Transportation Office of Enforcement seized around 140 pounds of pot.

The weed was found after a freight-liner tractor and trailer was stopped on I-20 and an inspection station.

The driver was carrying canned olives from California to Florida.

There were multiple duffel bags with the drugs inside. Each bag contained vacuum-sealed plastic bags with the pot.

The drugs are worth $3,000 to $4,000 dollars a pound.

The driver, 32-year-old Nertil Xhelo of Florida was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and is being held in the Warren County jail.

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