Special delivery: Abbeville man charged for shipping high-grade pot via U.S. Postal Service

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Abbeville police have arrested a 28-year-old Abbeville man for shipping five pounds of high-grade marijuana in a local within the city.

Officer began their investigation on March 22, 2018 after receiving information about the shipment sent through the U.S. Postal Service.

The package was located and seized by detectives.

During the investigation, officers learned of a second package, also containing marijuana, scheduled for shipping on the following day to a different address located a short distance away from the first shipment

Officers later learned of a third package that was scheduled for shipping approximately three days later to another address near the same area of the previous two shipping destinations.

Officers located and seized that package as well.

So far, officers have seized a total of five pounds of suspected high grade marijuana, $1,380.00 cash and one 410/.45 caliber revolver.

One suspect, Heath Ryan LeBlanc, has been arrested and charged.

 The case remains under investigation and more arrests are expected, police said.

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