South Precinct Detectives Seize 35 lb Marijuana Shipment; One man Arrested
September 5, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Acting on a citizen’s tip, South Precinct undercover detectives on Wednesday arrested a suspected local drug dealer after he picked up a 35 pound shipment of marijuana sent here from California.
Abdifatah Adan, 30, is jailed in lieu of $35,000 bond on a felony marijuana charge.
Adan was seen picking up a parcel at a Linbar Drive apartment. He drove away in his 2005 BMW and was stopped by officers minutes later. The high quality hydroponic marijuana, with a street value in excess of $100,000, was bundled in separate large bricks.
In addition to the marijuana, detectives also seized the BMW and $1,241 cash.