Brothers jailed after pot is found in Florence

Daniel & Jeremy Wilson
Daniel & Jeremy Wilson

FLORENCE, KY (FOX19) - A pair of brothers is behind bars after more than 19 pounds of pot is found in a semi-tractor trailer.

On 9/24/2013 around 4:00 p.m., Florence Police officers were called to the lot of the Quality Inn hotel located at 7915 US 42 for a report of drug activity.

During the course of the investigation, police say 19.5 pounds of marijuana were located and seized along with over $5,600 in cash.

Daniel R. Wilson and his brother Jeremy Wilson both of Glencoe, KY were arrested.

They are charged with felony marijuana trafficking.

They are charged with Trafficking in Marijuana over 5 pounds which is a class C Felony. They are currently in the Boone County Jail under a $10,000 bond.

The bulk of the marijuana was located inside a semi-trailer that is being leased by the father of the defendants, Peter Wilson. Peter is cooperating with the investigation and is not thought to be involved.

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