About 75 pounds of marijuana found in semi-truck - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

About 75 pounds of marijuana found in semi-truck

PULASKI COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

Illinois State Police found about 75 pounds of marijuana in a semi-truck Thursday morning in Pulaski County.

Harry E. Dobson III, 42, of Martinsville, Indiana and his passenger, Autumn Mahoney, 46, of Fishers, Indiana face numerous count of cannabis trafficking charges.

ISP Trooper Steven Steckenrider stopped Dobson on Interstate 57 northbound at milepost 8 about 9:20 a.m. Thursday.

Ace, a certified law enforcement canine officer, alerted the trooper to the presence of a controlled substance inside the truck.

About 75 pounds of marijuana was found in the sleeper berth area.

Both Dobson III and Mahoney were taken to the Tri-County Detention Center pending a bond hearing.

Copyright KFVS 2011. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly