NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A 32-year-old man was taken into custody Thursday after authorities said he flew into Nashville International Airport with two suitcases full of 47 pounds of marijuana.
According to a police affidavit, K-9 officer Peggy alerted officers to the smell of marijuana coming from two pieces of luggage from an American Airlines flight from Dallas.
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The roller suitcases was then placed on a baggage claim carousel where investigators were stationed to observe the luggage.
Rashaun Erick Adams, 32, reportedly claimed the both suitcases. A search of the suitcases revealed 47 pounds of marijuana vacuum sealed inside 40 individually-wrapped bundles.
Adams was booked into the Metro jail and charged with felony drug possession.