Return to sender? Gaylord man gets huge stash of weed in the mail


The Gaylord Police Department is investigating after a resident opened a package and found a half-pound of marijuana neatly sealed in a plastic FoodSaver bag.

After realizing what was inside, the "resident immediately called the Gaylord Police Department and turned it over," according to the department's Facebook post.

Police weren't able to share many details with BringMeTheNews as the investigation is ongoing, but did say their focus is not on whether or not the package was opened by the intended recipient, as several Facebook comments have implied.

"That's not a concern, about somebody illegally opening a package," a police spokesperson told BringMeTheNews. "It has nothing to do with that. It's interesting to me that a half pound of marijuana can come to a person's house and people are concentrating on how it got opened."

The spokesperson did approximate the package's worth at around $4,000.

Gaylord police and the United States Postal Service narcotics team is investigating.

No one has stepped forward to claim the dope yet, but anyone with information is encouraged to call the police at 507-237-2265, police said.

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