Chicago Man Busted With $155K of Pot: Police

Estimated 21 pounds of marijuana found in man's home, police said

By Colleen Connolly
|  Friday, Apr 11, 2014  |  Updated 3:27 PM CDT
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A Chicago man was arrested after police found more than $155,000 worth of marijuana in his home Wednesday, authorities said

Rafael Diaz De Leon, 29, of the 5000 block of South Kilpatrick Avenue, was charged with three counts of manufacturing and delivering cannabis and one count of possession of a controlled substance.

A Gang Investigations team found an estimated 21 pounds of marijuana in Diaz De Leon's home, police said.

In addition to the marijuana, police said they also seized approximately $39,000 in cash and a vehicle belonging to the offender in connection with the investigation.

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