Man Going 90 on I-95 Had 9 Pounds of Marijuana: Police - NBC Connecticut

Man Going 90 on I-95 Had 9 Pounds of Marijuana: Police

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    State police stopped a man who they said was going 90 miles per hour on Interstate 95 in Clinton early Sunday morning and troopers found nine and a half pounds of marijuana.

    State police said 21-year-old Mohamed Jones, of Providence, Rhode Island, was clocked going 90 miles per hour on Interstate 95 North, by exit 62 in Clinton. Just before 1 a.m. Sunday and troopers stopped him near exit 63.

    The trooper detected marijuana coming from the car and found some in the ashtray, police said.

    When troopers searched the trunk, they found several sealed bag of marijuana. State police said they found around nine and a half pounds in all.

    Jones was charged with reckless driving, possession with intent to sell and possession of a controlled substance.

    Bond was set at $100,000.

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