TOMS RIVER — Authorities in New Jersey say they seized 140 pounds of marijuana and arrested ten people during an investigation dubbed "Operation Weed Whacker."

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The two-month investigation began in April and targeted homes and businesses in Ocean, Monmouth and Middlesex counties.

Authorities say they seized approximately $500,000, four vehicles and drug paraphernalia.

Officials say additional arrests are expected.

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