Marijuana Seized on I-40

An Arizona woman remains in a Carson County jail at this hour after state troopers say they found 171 pounds of marijuana in her van.

Officers stopped the woman around 2:00 this morning on I-40 near Ggroom on a traffic violation. 

Inside the van troopers say they discovered the large stash of drugs worth almost 83-thousand dollars. 

Investigators believe the drugs originated in Mesa, Arizona and were headed for Tulsa.