Michigan State Police troopers bust driver with 45 pounds of marijuana

Posted at 11:27 AM, Mar 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-02 15:02:32-05

Michigan State Police troopers busted a 25-year-old man from West Bloomfield after discovering 45 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle.

Troopers assigned to the Hometown Security Team were conducting a traffic stop on southbound I-75 near Gibraltar Road in Brownstown Township on February 28.

After pulling the driver over, troopers detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from the 2016 Dodge Dart.

Troopers located the marijuana in the trunk of the vehicle.

The driver told police he was driving to Toledo, Ohio with the marijuana. The man was arrested and is in jail as prosecutors review the case.