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Traffic stop leads to $500K marijuana bust

Posted at 9:51 AM, Nov 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-28 11:52:48-05

Sweetwater marijuana bust

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. – A routine traffic stop led to felony drug charges for a man in Sweetwater County.

Oanh Trong Luong arrested in Sweetwater County marijuana bust

A deputy and K-9 officer stopped an Infiniti QX70 with California license plates on Interstate 80 near mile marker 107 Sunday afternoon for speeding.

The stop led to the K-9 searching the car and finding 37 triple-vacuum-sealed bags of marijuana that weighed just under 112 pounds.

Authorities said the street value of the seizure is well over a half-million dollars.

The deputy arrested 56-year-old Oanh Trong Luong, of Sugar Hill, Georgia, for felony-grade Possession of a Controlled Substance.