Pennsylvania police make 2 to 3 ton marijuana bust

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HARRISBURG, Pa. – State police say they may have made the biggest drug bust in Pennsylvania’s history over the weekend after pulling over a truck loaded with between two and three tons of marijuana.

State Police Major Huascar Rivera says troopers pulled over a tractor trailer loaded with marijuana in Lebanon County after it failed to stop at a weigh station on Interstate 81 on Sunday.

Rivera said Monday they found six plywood crates containing between 4,000 and 6,000 pounds of marijuana hidden behind other boxes. He says the drugs have a street value between $10 and $25 million.

The truck’s driver and a passenger are being held on $1 million bail. Authorities identified them as 35-year-old Eric Emmanuel of Pembroke Pines, Fla. and 34-year-old Stanley Narcisse of Wintergarden, Fla.

Police continue to investigate.

Full story: State police make 2-ton pot bust in central Pa. | AP | 02/02/2010