The Shelton Police seized a package containing marijuana this week after its odor made a local shipping company suspicious. On Tuesday, July 25th, a local shipping business contacted police regarding a suspicious package that had been dropped off for shipment to Starkville, Mississippi. The company expressed concern when they noticed a strong smell of marijuana emanating from the package.
According to a news release, Shelton Detective Dan Patton confirmed that the package prepared for transport to Mississippi was the source of the pungent odor, and was able to obtain a search warrant to access its contents. Inside, Patton found over 121 grams of processed marijuana.