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More than 20 pounds of pot found in bag at Nashville Airport

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Posted at 3:08 PM, Oct 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-29 16:14:15-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A woman was caught with over 20 pounds of marijuana at Nashville International Airport.

An Airport Police K-9 hit on two bags at baggage claim and found that there was 25.5 pounds of pot inside. Officers then waited to see who picked it up.

Police said 32-year-old Rosie Nong was found with 18 bundles of marijuana in two suitcases she checked on her flight from Los Angeles to Nashville. Each bundle was wrapped in Saran wrap, covered in carbon paper and dryer sheets, then had pepper and cayenne pepper coated on the outermost layer of Saran wrap.

They arrested Nong Monday for drug possession.