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Durham police seize 33 pounds of synthetic marijuana

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Durham police said more than 33 pounds of synthetic marijuana was seized Tuesday during a traffic stop.

Durham police said it was the largest synthetic marijuana seizure by the department.

An officer stopped a vehicle on Interstate 85 near Hillandale Road on Tuesday. Durham officers confiscated 15,117 grams of synthetic marijuana from the vehicle, police said.

Joe K. Hardy, 36, of Montgomery Alabama was charged with two counts of level four trafficking in synthetic and one count of maintaining a vehicle for the sale or delivery of controlled substances, police said.

Hardy is in the Durham County Jail under a $1 million bond. Durham police said Hardy is also being held on a federal probation violation.

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