Weston Man Had 7 Pounds of Marijuana on Vermont Highway: Cops

Monday, May 20, 2013  |  Updated 8:39 AM EDT
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Weston Man Had 7 Pounds of Marijuana on Vermont Highway: Cops

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Police said a Weston man was found with seven pounds of marijuana when he was stopped on a highway in Vermont.

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Vermont State Police have arrested a Connecticut man after they said they found 7 pounds of marijuana in his car during a routine traffic stop.

Police said they stopped Erik Yoo, 23, of Weston, Connecticut, on Interstate 91 in Brattleboro before 8:30 p.m. on Saturday.

He produced a small amount of marijuana, consented to a search of his sedan and police found 2.5 grams of cocaine, several thousand dollars in the car and the 7 pounds of marijuana, police said.

Yoo was arrested on drug possession charges and held at Southern State Correctional Facility.

Bond was set at $1,500. He is due in court on June 28.
 

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