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On Saturday afternoon, June 8,  a citizen reported discovering suspicious items in a recycling container in the 1000 block of Brown Avenue. Police located and recovered nine packaged blocks of marijuana having a total weight of approximately 100 pounds and having a street value of over $100,000, said Commander Jay Parrott of the Evanston Police Department.

Evanston Police are investigating where the marijuana may have come from and where it was possibly headed. The photograph, at right, is of the recovered contraband.