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Two Charged After Police Find 100-Plus Lbs. Of Pot In Home

Jan 1, 2019

Authorities say two people have been charged after police seized more than 100 pounds (45 kilograms) of marijuana and other drugs at a Binghamton home.

New York State Police say the agency's anti-drug enforcement team and local police stopped a vehicle in Binghamton last Friday for a traffic violation. Officials say 2 pounds  of marijuana was found in the car.

A search warrant issued for a home in Binghamton led to police finding 103 pounds of pot street valued at more than $400,000, plus another $48,000 in concentrated cannabis vapor cartridges and canisters of medical-grade flavored pot.

Police also found cocaine and $37,000 in cash.

A 21-year-old woman and a 22-year-old man were arrested on various drug charges and sent to the Broome County Jail without bail.

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