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La Salle Police say they found 681 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop

Posted by wlpo on November 29, 2011

When is a car worth $500,000?  When there is 680 pounds of marijuana stashed its trunk.  La Salle Police officers say that’s what their dog helped them find during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 early Tuesday morning.

Jared Craft and Kristina Walker of California were charged with cannabis trafficking, a class X felony.  They were being held in the La Salle County Jail, awaiting a bond hearing.

Police Chief Rob Uranich says the marijuana carries a $500,000 street value.

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