Police find 133 pounds of marijuana during traffic stop on I-70, Costa Rican man arrested – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

LITTLE POINT, Ind. (WISH) — A Costa Rican man was arrested after 133 pounds of marijuana were found in an SUV on Interstate 70 on Saturday afternoon.

Alvaro Lopez-Chacon, 39, was stopped by an officer in northwest Morgan County around 4:20 p.m. for following a tractor trailer too closely, Indiana State Police said Sunday.

A K-9 unit was requested and found the marijuana in the GMCV Yukon Lopez-Chacon was driving, according to ISP.

He was charged with dealing marijuana and possession of marijuana.

Police estimate the street value of the marijuana at $300,000.

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