Traffic stops on I-70 yields 109 lbs. of marijuana

MARSHALL, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol has confiscated more than 100 pounds of marijuana after a traffic stop in western Missouri.

The patrol said in a news release Saturday that a trooper stopped a car on Interstate 70 in Saline County on Friday. During the stop troopers found about 109 pounds of marijuana in the car's rear quarter panels.

A 38-year-old woman from Kansas City who was driving the vehicle was arrested and taken into custody, but formal charges were pending.

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