$100,000 Worth Of Pot Found In Recycling Container

Evanston Police looking for sender, intended recipient

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    The marijuana has a street value of more than $1 million.

    This takes going green to a whole new level.

    Authorities in Evanston discovered about $100,000 worth of marijuana in a recycling container.

    Nine packaged blocks of cannabis weighing a total of about 100 pounds was found in the container after police received a report of suspicious items in the 1000 block of Brown Avenue, Evanston police said.

    Police are investigating the sender and the destination of the marijuana.