I-80 Traffic Stop Nets 40 Pounds of Weed

POT-BUSTA traffic stop on Interstate 80 in York County over the weekend led to the seizure of 40 pounds of marijuana and the arrest of a South Dakota man.

Just after 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 6, a trooper stopped a 2008 Chevy Impala near the Bradshaw Interchange for improper turn and failure to signal. A canine indicated the odor of drugs coming from the vehicle.  A search led to the seizure of 40 lbs. of marijuana from the trunk of the car.

The driver of the vehicle, Kevin Lee, 44, Sioux Falls, S.D., was lodged in the York County Jail on a charge of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.