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Richland police arrest driver of 18-wheeler loaded with marijuana

Source: Richland police dept Source: Richland police dept
Source: Richland police dept Source: Richland police dept
Source: Richland police dept Source: Richland police dept
RICHLAND, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Richland police officer stopped an 18-wheeler for careless driving on Hwy 49 South on Sunday night.

The driver of the truck, 45-year-old Junier Guevara Carmenate from Tampa, FL was acting suspiciously and consented to a search of his trailer.

During the search the officer located 8 large bags of high grade marijuana the total weight was 528 pounds with a street value of 4.7 million dollars.

The Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics came and assisted with the handling of the narcotics and police seized the 18 wheeler and $1,000 in cash. Carmenate is charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and was transported to Rankin County Jail.

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