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Two traffic stops yield 145 pounds of marijuana

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Posted at 4:05 PM, Dec 02, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-02 18:05:22-05

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah – Deputies in Summit County made two drug seizures this week, finding nearly 150 pounds of marijuana.

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office was conducting traffic stops along I-80 on Nov. 29 and Dec. 1.

On one stop, they found 40 pounds of marijuana in a truck’s toolbox. Another stop found 104 pounds seized from the trunk of a vehicle. Drug paraphernalia and thousands of dollars were also found.

Both drivers were arrested on separate felony and misdemeanor charges.