1.5 Tons of Pot Seized in Florida

Biggest bust ever for Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office
By Michael Foreman,  Newser User
Posted Aug 8, 2008 10:12 AM CDT
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office seized 1.5 tons of marijuana, its largest bust to date.   (Flickr)
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(Newser) – Police have seized a record 1.5 tons of marijuana in Florida's Hillsborough County, the St. Petersburg Times reports. The drugs carry an estimated street value of $13 million, making the bust the county's largest to date. Raids on area homes resulted in 62 arrests, and authorities say more will follow.