Man busted with nearly 1 ton of marijuana near Florida border, officials say

SUWANNEE COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A Michigan man was arrested after law enforcement said he attempted to cross the Florida/Georgia border with nearly a ton of illegal marijuana Wednesday.

Law enforcement with the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services said Terrance Jamahl Allen of Wyoming, Michigan was driving a rented six-wheeler U-Haul truck and refused to be inspected at the Agricultural Control Station on Interstate 10 in Suwannee County.

Terrance Jamahl Allen (Image: FDACS)

When law enforcement stopped him, they found 1,908 pounds of marijuana in 64 boxes inside the truck.

“Transporting nearly a ton of illegal cannabis is a felony, and the intent to sell unregulated products poses a serious risk to consumer safety,” Commissioner Nikki Fried said in a statement. An announcement.

Allen was arrested for trafficking more than 25 pounds of marijuana, possession of fictitious identification, possession or display of fictitious identification, failure to stop for agricultural inspection, resisting arrest without violence.

He is being held in the Suwannee County Jail on a sum of $1,037,000.

https://www.wfla.com/news/florida/man-busted-with-nearly-1-ton-of-marijuana-near-florida-border-officials-say/ Man busted with nearly 1 ton of marijuana near Florida border, officials say

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