100 pounds of marijuana found in suitcases at LAX terminal

LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

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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