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Marijuana bust made on Interstate 80 near Spring Valley

Posted by wlpo on December 16, 2014

Tis the season for transporting drugs up and down Interstate 80.

According to state troopers, they pulled over Karly Ketron and Scott Ragan of California Monday morning for speeding. The trooper says he saw cannabis in plain sight and eventually found nearly 30 pounds of the drug in the rear of the vehicle.

Ketron and Ragan were arrested for possession of cannabis with intent to deliver. They were taken to the Bureau County Jail.

They were pulled over going eastbound on Interstate 80 near the Spring Valley exit.

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Traffic stop leads to drug arrest on I-80

Posted by wlpo on September 27, 2014

Not a lot gets by a police dog. State Police troopers say a police dog led them to arresting Mitchell Cole of Sheridan Friday night.

Police say Cole was in a car that was stopped on Interstate 80. The car was searched after a dog noticed drugs. Cole was arrested for unlawful possession of a controlled substance and was taken to the La Salle County Jail.

The person driving was given a written warning.

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