74 lbs of marijuana found in Tahoe on I-40

74 lbs of marijuana found in Tahoe on I-40

Amarillo, TX - Two men are in jail after Potter County Sheriff's deputy made a drug bust on I-40 Feb. 1st.

The Potter County Deputy stopped a 2015 Tahoe on a traffic violation on I-40 West and MM 57. Reports say the deputy told the passenger he could smell the drugs and the passenger pointed to a small plastic bag in the console, saying the smell was coming from there.

The deputy searched the Tahoe and found 37 bundles of marijuana, weighing in around 74 lbs.

28 year old Sutton Smith and 24 year old Eric Chastain from Tennessee were arrested for felony Possession of Marijuana and booked into the Potter County Detention Center.

The marijuana is valued at $444,000 and officials believe the drugs were being taken to Tennessee from Nevada.