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Florida Highway Patrol K-9 sniffs out 624 pounds of marijuana inside U-Haul in Orlando

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Posted at 7:24 AM, Sep 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-20 07:25:43-04

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol is praising the super-sniffing skills of a K-9, which helped them make a big drug bust in Central Florida this week.

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FHP Orlando tweeted that K-9 Piet alerted troopers to 624 pounds of marijuana being smuggled in the back of a U-Haul truck in Orlando.

Law enforcement said both the driver and passenger were arrested on Tuesday night.

The street value of the marijuana is $5.6 million, according to the FHP.

This story was originally published by Scott Sutton at WPTV.