Drug Bust

Million dollar bust: 500 pounds of marijuana seized in traffic stop

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– Two men have been arrested after authorities caught them with more than 500 pounds of marijuana worth roughly $1.2 million.

The Gwinnett Metro Task Force received word of a suspicious U-Haul truck in the area. Investigators spotted it near Cedars Road at Highway 16 around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday and with the help of Lawrenceville Police they performed a traffic stop. That’s when a police K-9 officer, trained to detect narcotics, indicated something was inside the vehicle.