Illinois State Police
A massive load of pot with an estimated value of over $9.3 million, was found in a tractor trailer and warehouse in Franklin Park.
A massive amount of marijuana with an estimated value of over $9.3 million was seized last week by Illinois State Police.
The 3,450 pounds of pot was discovered among a load of citrus fruit in a semi-trailer and a warehouse in Franklin Park after an ongoing investigation with the department's Narcotics Interdiction Unit.
Four people were arrested and charged with narcotics trafficking, a Class X felony: Jose Luis Jiminez, 45, of Chicago; Jose Garcia-Cavazos, 28, of Mission, Texas; Raquel Sanchez, 31 of Mission, Texas; and Albertico Rasaldo DeJesus, 31, of Veracruz, Mexico.
They are currently being held in the Cook County Jail.