Stockbridge, Ga., doctor gets box filled with marijuana

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. — Henry County police are trying to determine who sent a Stockbridge physician a large quantity of marijuana.

Police said the doctor thought the package contained a birthday present but inside the cardboard box was 36 pounds of pot wrapped in cellophane.

The doctor, whose name was withheld, called police.

A Henry County police spokesman said the marijuana was worth between $36,000 to $40,000 on the streets. Police said the box was sent from Texas.

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