400 Pounds of Marijuana Found During Traffic Stop

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

PAW PAW, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State Police troopers discovered 400 pounds of marijuana in a minivan during a traffic stop along Interstate 94 in Van Buren County.
Officials tell the Kalamazoo Gazette the pot seized Thursday has an estimated street value of about $500,000.
Troopers from the Paw Paw post were patrolling I-94 in Antwerp Township around 2:15 p.m. when they pulled over a minivan for careless driving.
That's when they came across the marijuana, which was wrapped in large parcels.
Police say the 28-year-old driver was headed to Detroit, where he was to deliver the drugs for street sales.
The man was being held in the county jail, where he was awaiting arraignment.


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  • by Anonymous on Sep 25, 2010 at 04:56 AM
    If it was MM, the guy would have had all the correct permits.
  • by Kenny on Sep 24, 2010 at 11:44 PM
    Who cares!!! Pull over people texting while driving!
  • by just me Location: jackson on Sep 24, 2010 at 10:47 AM
    can't these perts watch cops? they should know that driving carelessly is the number one way to get caught. dumb, dumb, dumb.watch cops learn. learn crime don't pay. oh by the way the people who owned the package are out to find ya now.
  • by Anonymous on Sep 24, 2010 at 08:18 AM
    YOu make it legal for medical reasons and they still bring it in by the 100's of pounds. Personally I think we need to get rid of Detroit.
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