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Plainfield truck driver arrested in Wilmington

Tomas Pabedinskas carrying more than 250,000 in drugs

police canine reportedly found a Plainfield truck driver was carrying Drugs with a street value of more than a quarter-million dollars.

On the afternoon of Sept. 20, a Wilmington officer was given a tip about a semi-tractor and stopped the truck near Route 53 and Arsenal Road, police said.

Mao, Wilmington's police canine was brought to the scene after the driver was questioned and "alerted" on the trailer, police said.

The trailer allegedly contained 176 pounds of cannabis, eight pounds of cannabis oil and 1000 grams of cannabis wax.

"It is estimated the street value of the Drugs is between $275,000 and $315,000," police said.

Tomas Pabedinskas, 40, of the 2300 block of Timber Trail, was arrested on a charge of manufacture or delivery of cannabis and booked into the Will County jail and released after posting $150,000 bond.


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