Traffic stops on I-70 yields 109 lbs. of marijuana
Saturday, August 6, 2011
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.