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Police say they found nearly 50 pounds of marijuana in car trunk

Posted by wlpo on September 6, 2011

A stop for speeding turned into a serious drug charge after police say they found nearly 50 pounds of marijuana.

State troopers stopped Angela Holmes of Portland, Oregon Monday night on Interstate 80 near La Salle.  Police say they searched the car after their dog smelled drugs and found four bags of marijuana in the trunk.

Holmes was arrested for possession of cannabis with Intent to deliver and was taken to the La Salle County Jail.

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