MINER, MO (KFVS) - Police say a large amount what is believed to be marijuana was found during an overnight traffic stop on Interstate 55.
The traffic stop happened at 1 a.m. Thursday.
Derious Martel McIntyre, 23, of Caruthersville, was charged with distribute/deliver/manufacture/ a controlled substance. He was being held at the Miner Police Department on a $75,000 cash only bond.
According to Miner Police Chief Chris Griggs, police stopped a vehicle on southbound Interstate 55 for speeding and the driver did not have a valid driver's license.
Officers found the supposed pot after a search, according to Griggs.
According to Griggs, there was a large sum of money found on McIntyre.
Griggs says it is a constant battle keeping drugs from being transported on the interstate.