Men Caught with 450 Pounds of Pot
The New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team and members of Troop A arrested the men in Orleans County, as part of an investigation into marijuana trafficking in the Greater Rochester area.
37-year-old Calvin Bennett of the Bronx and 29-year-old Roderick Johnson of Rochester are each charged with criminal possession of marijuana. They are jailed on $200,000 cash bail each.
Police say they the men had a container that held a few pieces of office furniture and nine cardboard boxes. Each box contained a wrapped bale of marijuana that weighed about 50 pounds, for a total of about 450 pounds.
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