Investigators say two men drove to Northeast Philadelphia from Wilkes-Barre, Pa. in a minivan with the marijuana in the back.
“We’ve mobilized about 1,200 soldiers so far,” says Sgt. Matthew Jones. “About 400 of those are in Wilkes-Barre. So far they have had to rescue over 150 civilians.”
At the PEMA operations center in suburban Harrisburg, Governor Tom Corbett said the focus right now is on the central part of the state, along the Susquehanna River.
In Harrisburg, crews put sandbags around the governor’s mansion as the Susquehanna, wide even on a normal day, spilled over its banks.