What was described by law enforcement as a ‘consensual encounter’ at Love’s Travel Cease ended in a single arrest.
A spokesperson with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Division detailed the arrest of 25 year old Jordan Flores, charged with alleged possession and delivery of a solution containing far more than five,000 grams of cannabis, cannabis trafficking, and resisting a peace officer. Possession at that level is a Class 1 felony. Delivery and trafficking are Class X felonies.
Flores was booked at the Morgan County Detention Facility Thursday evening at eight:45.
Flores was reportedly traveling from Northern California, and was approached by deputies at Love’s. According to the sheriff’s spokesperson, the story Flores provided didn’t add up. It was later determined that Chicago and New York had been destinations for a big quantity of oil merchandise in mechanical capsules containing tetrahydrocannabinol, recognized as THC.
Far more than 28,000 of what are apparently referred to as ‘cartridges’ had been discovered in boxes immediately after South Jacksonville Police K9 Luger was referred to as in to help and alerted to the odor of the cartridges. Every single cartridge consists of, according to the spokesperson, 1.1 grams of cannabis oil.
That translates to a collection of at least 30,000 grams of merchandise containing THC.
An informal weighing was performed with the car utilized for transportation of the cartridges, and the approximate weight of the boxes was among 60 and 70 pounds.
According to the sheriff’s division spokesperson, the worth of this seizure depends somewhat on statistics and how and exactly where the cartridges are transported. Supposedly, the journey east causes a common value raise. Taking into consideration particular variables and worth in places exactly where cannabis is illegal, this was about a $1 million seizure.