Marijuana Bust on I-40

230 pounds of marijuana are discovered inside the trunk of a vehicle on Interstate 40.

Shortly before 7 Tuesday morning, DPS troopers stopped a vehicle traveling along I-40 in Carson County.

The trooper asked to search the car and was denied.

A K-9 unit was called in and a search revealed more than $74,000 worth of marijuana in the trunk of the car.

The driver was arrested and booked into the Carson County jail for possession of marijuana.