More than 400 pounds of pot is off the streets thanks to three different drug busts on I-40

A busy day for highway patrolmen lands three people in jail and takes more than 400 pounds of marijuana off our streets.

Troopers stopped the first car Wednesday around 1:30 along I-40 in Carson County and found 64 pounds of pot.

Just a few hours later on the same interstate, but in Potter County officers found a car carrying 261 pounds of the same drug.

A third stop again in Potter County troopers found another 63 pounds of pot hidden inside an SUV.

The drivers of all three vehicles were arrested, the total street value of the drugs comes in at almost $135,000.