<B =Dateline>DETROIT -- [/B]The Detroit police narcotics enforcement unit found more than 9,000 pounds of marijuana in an abandoned warehouse on Thursday.
Officers entered the warehouse in the 15100 block of Hamilton Street on Detroit's west side and seized the marijuana, which was processed in square blocks and packaged in garbage bags, according to a news release from the Detroit Police Department.
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Police said the blocks each weighed about 45 pounds. The estimated street value of the drugs was about $17 million, according to Local 4 reports.
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Police said due to the large amount of the drug found, it appears the warehouse was used as a storage and distribution site.
No arrests were made.
In the first four months of 2005, the narcotics unit has confiscated more than $58 million worth of illegal drugs, according to the release.
Won't even make a dent. God i love Canada. Edited by: Zandorf