Elderly couple gets 5 pound brick of marijuana in the mail

FRESNO, California

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The package arrived on Wednesday with a return address in Arizona. The elderly couple first thought it was delivered by mistake, since they didn't recognize the name.

When they opened the box, they found a five pound brick of high-grade pot, wrapped in Styrofoam lining.

Police suspect the shipment was just a test by drug smugglers, to see whether they could get the pot past detectors.

Supt. Michael Chitwood with the Upper Darby Police said, "This was a trial run to see if it would be picked up in transit, five pounds they probably have thousands of pounds."

Because the return label turned out fake, federal investigators are now looking into where the drugs were sent from.

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