Three Hundred Pounds of Marijuana Found During Cooper County Traffic Stop

The Missouri Highway is reporting finding over 300 pounds of marijuana in an SUV during a traffic stop on I-70 in Cooper County yesterday (Thursday).

The patrol says an SUV was pulled over after following too close on eastbound I-70 and 101 vacuum sealed bags of marijuana were found.

34 year old Felix Lopez and 19 year old Jonathan Padilla were arrested for drug trafficking and taken to the Cooper County Jail.