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100 pounds of marijuana found in suitcases at LAX terminal

Nearly 100 pounds of marijuana were found inside checked bags at an LAX terminal Wednesday morning, September 25, 2013.
September 25, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Nearly 100 pounds of marijuana were found inside checked bags at Terminal 1 in Los Angeles International Airport Wednesday morning.

The bags were bound for an AirTran Airways flight to Atlanta when they were discovered around 5 a.m.

The marijuana was wrapped in green cellophane and birthday wrapping paper.

Authorities estimate the marijuana's street value at about $300,000.

The passengers linked to the suitcases were not on the flight and were not located.


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