Police: Woman flew into Nashville with 44 pounds of pot

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a woman flew into Nashville with nearly 45 pounds of marijuana inside her suitcases.

News outlets report that a police warrant says a police dog at the Nashville International Airport noticed the presence of drugs in two bags that arrived from an incoming flight on Wednesday.

Metro Nashville Police say 23-year-old Juneequa Smith was detained after she picked up the suspicious luggage off of an airport belt. Inside the bags, authorities say they found 37 packages of marijuana weighing 44.5 pounds.

The warrant doesn’t say what city Smith traveled to Nashville from.

Depending on the grade of the marijuana, The Tennessean reports the drugs have a value between about $122,000 and $200,000.
Smith has been charged with felony drug possession. It’s unclear whether she has an attorney.

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