Peabody Police and several law enforcement agencies seized 18 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $72,000 on Wednesday and arrested a Whitman man.
Police arrested Beau Powers, 26, 27 Ellis Ave., Whitman, and charged him with possessing a Class D substance with the intent to distribute.
During a joint narcotics operation with several law enforcement agencies, police arrested Powers at Mobile Estates, 286 Newbury St., #93, in Peabody.
Police said the seizure was the result of an investigation that was initiated by the Peabody Police Criminal Investigations Division. The investigation led to a search warrant at the Newbury Street address and the ultimate arrest of Powers.