I-40 drug bust near Wildorado nets nearly 200 pounds of marijuana

A routine traffic stop on I-40 nets almost $62,000 worth of drugs.

The drug bust happened along I-40 in Oldham County near Wildorado.

DPS troopers say they noticed criminal activity from the driver during the stop. That is when they requested and and were granted permission to search the car.

They found almost 200 pounds of marijuana stuffed in duffle bags in the trunk of the car. The driver was arrested and booked into the Oldham County jail for possession of marijuana.