Pot bust: Pair tries to get 55-pound ‘name-brand’ marijuana shipment

Chelsea Dean, left, and Aaron Marshall

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Chelsea Dean, left, and Aaron Marshall

Investigators seized 55 pounds of “name brand” high-quality marijuana shipped to a Springfield residence.

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office and Homeland Security’s Bulk Cash Task Force conducted a controlled delivery of the illegal drugs and a subsequent search Saturday afternoon at 1670 Summit St. in the city of Springfield.

The task force was alerted by a shipping company to three packages containing an unknown amount of marijuana addressed to Chelsea Dean, according to the sheriff’s office.

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When the packages were delivered, a man identified as Aaron Marshall, 25, accepted them and took them inside.

That’s when investigators raided the residence and recovered the packages the occupants had already started to open, deputies said.

Seized were approximately 55 pounds of “name brand” high-quality marijuana with an approximate street value of $165,000; 67 individually packaged “caviar” marijuana cigarettes with an approximate street value of $4,300; a loaded firearm; and more than $9,500 cash, the sheriff’s office reported.

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Dean, 24, and Marshall were arrested and booked into the Clark County Jail on suspicion of marijuana trafficking.

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