Police seize $11 million worth of ganja in Portland

July 03, 2020

The Portland Police Division have seized approximately 2,725 pounds of compressed ganja during an operation in Orange Bay district in the parish.

The police report that about 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, a team was in the area when they saw an abandoned Honda Ridgeline motor truck. 

A search of the area was conducted and 50 knitted bags containing ganja were found.

According to the police, the illicit drug has an estimated street value of $10.9 million

No one was arrested in relation to this seizure.

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