Operation Weed Whacker nets 10 arrests, 140 pounds of marijuana in New Jersey

May 16, 2013 6:38:05 AM PDT
Authorities in New Jersey say they seized 140 pounds of marijuana and arrested 10 people during an investigation dubbed "Operation Weed Whacker."

The two-month investigation began in April and targeted homes and businesses in Ocean, Monmouth and Middlesex counties.

Authorities say they seized approximately $500,000, four vehicles and drug paraphernalia.

Officials say additional arrests are expected.