Traffic Stop Yields 132 lbs. of Marijuana

7 years 3 months 1 week ago Thursday, September 01 2011 Sep 1, 2011 Thursday, September 01, 2011 10:01:00 AM CDT September 01, 2011 in News
By: Maggie Miller

CALLAWAY COUNTY - An Arizona driver was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and trafficking drugs August 31. 

A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper initiated a traffic stop near the 142-mile marker on I-70. The driver, Jose D. Lopez, denied a vehicle search.  A canine search revealed 132 pounds of marijuana in the cargo area of the vehicle.

Lopez, 30, of Cottonwood, AZ, is being held at the Callaway County Jail until bond is posted. 

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