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Baldwin Man Arrested for 70 lbs of Pot

Jared Silkie

A Baldwin man was arrested for possession of 70 lbs of marijuana with a street value of more than $500,000 on Friday, New York State police said.

Jared Silkie accepted the delivery of a box containing 60 lbs of marijuana at his Steele Boulevard home, police said.


When Narcotics Enforcement Unit investigators searched the 25-year-old man’s home, they uncovered an additional 10 lbs of pot police said.

He was charged with first-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a felony.

Silkie will be arraigned Saturday at First District Court in Hempstead.

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