Indiana Traffic Stop Nets 78 Pounds of Marijuana

Currently, specially trained drug recognition officers conduct field sobriety tests based largely on visual assessments, rather than testing of bodily fluids. (File image via Reuters)
Currently, specially trained drug recognition officers conduct field sobriety tests based largely on visual assessments, rather than testing of bodily fluids. (File image via Reuters)

GREENFIELD, Ind. — A state trooper found more than 78 pounds (35 kilograms) of marijuana inside a vehicle during a traffic stop in Indiana.

State Police say the trooper was patrolling Interstate 70 when he noticed an SUV was weaving outside the traffic lanes on Monday. The driver and a passenger are facing preliminary drug charges.

Police estimate the street value at around $250,000.

The Associated Press

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