State troopers seize 800lbs of pot

State troopers seize 800lbs of pot

POSTED: Monday, March 8, 2010 - 5:42pm

UPDATED: Friday, June 4, 2010 - 12:00am

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.