Florida troopers seize 170 pounds of marijuana during traffic stop

Car hauler pulled over after driving dangerously, FHP says

Troopers seize 170 pounds of marijuana.
Troopers seize 170 pounds of marijuana.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Nearly 175 pounds of marijuana was seized last month during a traffic stop in Florida, troopers said.

The FHP said the stop took place in May when a tractor-trailer car hauler was spotted driving dangerously and following a vehicle too closely on Interstate 75

A K-9 alerted troopers to the possible presence of drugs, and a search was conducted, the FHP said.

About 170 pounds of illegal marijuana, with a street value of more than $1.5 million, was found, the FHP said.

No other details have been released.


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