A major drug bust was made Sunday by Missouri Highway Patrol troopers after a traffic stop in Jefferson City.
According to patrol reports, a trooper initiated a traffic stop near West Stadium Boulevard and Hyde Park Road.
After making contact with the driver, the smell of marijuana was detected emanating from inside the vehicle.
A search of the vehicle revealed approximately one-half pound of marijuana.
After a search warrant was obtained for the driver's residence, approximately 15 pounds of marijuana, distribution materials, and over $50,000 in cash was seized.
The driver, Clayton A. Schaben, 21, of, Jefferson City, MO, and his passenger, Katelin J. Borden, 22, Gainesville, FL, were arrested and charged with felony possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia.