150 Pounds of Marijuana Busted on I-40

A Kansas City, Missouri man is behind bars following a drug bust along Interstate 40 in Carson county Wednesday afternoon.

Department of Public Safety troopers say they pulled a vehicle over near Conway around 8:00 Wednesday morning. They say they observed signs of criminal activity from the driver. A canine unit was brought out and 150 pounds of marijuana was located in some luggage in the trunk. The drugs were valued at close to $50,000 dollars.

The driver was booked into the Carson County jail for Possession of Marijuana.

Troopers believe the drugs originated in Los Angeles, California and were headed to Kansas City, Missouri.