BOSTON, (CMC) – A Jamaican national, described by law enforcement authorities as a major marijuana trafficker, will appear in a court here on Thursday following his arrest in Philadelphia over the weekend.
Dwight Langley, 49, was taken into custody outside his house in the community of Stonehurst. Law enforcement officials said that several barrels filled with 83 pounds of marijuana with a street value of US$360,000 were seized.
They said they also confiscated just over US$8,000 in cash and drug paraphernalia.
Investigators believe Langley is a major drug trafficker with international connections, and Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood said Langley was being investigated for months.
A judge arraigned Langley on charges of violation of the Health and Safety Act for possession of marijuana, possession with intent to deliver, as well as possession of drug paraphernalia.
Bail was set at US$250,000 pending his court appearance on Thursday.