Cops: Woman arrested in 8-pound pot buy

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Undercover detectives assigned to a special Nassau County task force sold a Rosedale woman about 8 pounds of marijuana Wednesday in Great Neck, police said.

Arrested on charges of second-degree criminal possession of marijuana was Yvonne Webley, 44, of 259-40 149th Rd.

Nassau police said she accepted the package at about 6:10 p.m., while at a Welwyn Road address and was arrested.

A department spokeswoman Thursday said police did not provide a reason that Webley was a target of the sting by detectives from the Critical Incident Rapid Response Team task force.

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The spokeswoman also did not know the street value of the marijuana.

Webley is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday at First District Court in Hempstead.

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