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100 pounds of marijuana found in big rig that bypassed weigh station, WVSP says


West Virginia State Police (WVSP) say that two men were arrested after a large amount of marijuana was discovered inside of a tractor trailer that bypassed a weigh station.

The arrests occurred on Tuesday, May 17, in Putnam County, West Virginia.

State police say that they pulled a tractor trailer over on I-64 after the driver did not stop at a weigh station near Teays Valley.

During the traffic stop, officers said they noticed an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.

A canine unit alerted to the vehicle.

Troopers searched the vehicle and discovered three cardboard boxes with 88 vacuum-sealed bags of marijuana weighing more than 100 pounds in the cargo area of a tractor trailer.


WVSP says that Bryan Larios Ramos, 21, and Reynier Garcia Vazquez, 33 were charged with possession with intent to deliver, transporting drugs into the state, and conspiracy.


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