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30 Lbs. Of Marijuana Discovered In Food Shipment From California

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(Photo from Freetown Police)

(Photo from Freetown Police)

FREETOWN (CBS) – Thirty pounds of marijuana turned up at a food distribution center in Freetown on Friday, according to police.

Officers in Freetown say the security staff at a local food distribution facility discovered the marijuana, which had been included in a tractor-trailer shipment of vegetables that came from a California shipper.

The Fall River Herald News identified the food distribution facility as being owned by Stop & Shop. They reported that the marijuana was hidden among a truckload of asparagus.

Stop & Shop is said to be cooperating with investigators.

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