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Friday, October 9, 2015

Ballsy Man Allegedly Smuggles 100 Pounds of Weed on Flight From SFO

Posted By on Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 11:39 AM

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The easiest way to transport a large cargo of weed is to fly it across the country, which is allegedly what one ballsy San Jose man did this week.

Trang Pham, 31, was arrested on suspicion of marijuana trafficking after he arrived at Logan International Airport in Boston on Wednesday, towing a suitcase stuffed with 100 pounds of pot.

As KPIX reports, Pham flew out of SFO, and while he was en route, police in a Boston suburb notified authorities at Logan that a man carrying “a large amount of marijuana” would be disembarking from the Delta Air Lines flight.

A drug-sniffing Belgian Malinois named Zeva was brought in to suss out the weed, which allowed police to execute a search warrant. A package of marijuana wrapped in heat-sealed plastic was discovered in Pham’s suitcase, although it’s unclear how it got past security at SFO.

Pham was arraigned yesterday. 

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