Marijuana in the mail leads to 2 arrests

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MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Two Milford residents were arrested Friday after a package of marijuana they had mailed to them was intercepted by police.

Milford police say members of the narcotics unit with help from the U.S. Postal Inspector’s Office and the U.S. DEA intercepted the package being delivered to 204 Anderson Avenue.

Milford’s police canine “Cedar” alerted to the presence of illegal drugs. It was then revealed the package contained 4.8 pounds of high grade marijuana with a street value of $3,000.

The recipients of the pacakge, 26-year-old Laura Plaskowitz and 33-year-old Eric Kahn were taken into custody.

An additional search of Kahn’s home led to the the seizure of another two pounds of the same marijuana, as well as packaging materials, scales and currency.

Kahn was charged with possession of marijuana, criminal attempt possession of marijuana, conspiracy to possess marijuana, criminal attempt of possession of marijuana with intent to sell, conspiracy of possession of marijuana with intent to sell, and operation of a drug factory.

He was held on $50,000 bond and will appear in court June 24th.

Plaskowitz was charged with possession of marijuana, conspiracy to possess marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to sell,and conspiracy of possession of marijuana with intent to sell. She will also be in court June 24h.

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