State troopers seize 800lbs of pot
POSTED: Monday, March 8, 2010 - 4:42pm
UPDATED: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 11:00pm
Louisiana State Police recovered nearly 800 pounds of marijuana Sunday morning.
Troopers stopped 38 year old Aaron Major on I-12 around 7:30.
During the traffic stop, they found three large duffle bags with nearly 200 pounds of packaged marijuana.
Later in the morning, Troopers arrested 22 year old Stacey Hopper on I-12.
Troopers found more than 500 pounds of marijuana hidden in various pieces of furniture in the U-Haul truck he was driving.
Troopers booked both men on charges of Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana and related traffic charges into the Livingston Parish Jail.