A man was charged in connection with the drugs found in a storage unit in Forsyth County.
Photo: Channel 2 Action News
Photo: Channel 2 Action News

Buckhead man indicted after more than $1M in pot found in shipping container

A Buckhead man arrested after a shipping container holding more than $1 million worth of marijuana and THC oil was found in a storage unit has been formally charged with drug trafficking, court documents show. 

Kevin Joseph Marrero, 35, faces charges of trafficking marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of THC with intent to distribute, according to an indictment obtained by AJC.com. He has been in the Forsyth County jail without bond since he was arrested Jan. 22. 

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Officials in Forsyth County said they intercepted the storage unit, AJC.com previously reported.

Marrero allegedly signed for the delivery. The unit contained 170 pounds of high-quality marijuana and more than 1,200 THC oil vaporizer cartridges, police said.

Investigators believe Marrero chose the warehouse and office park off McFarland Road in south Forsyth County because it wouldn’t draw attention to him.

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