Trooper finds 120 lbs. of marijuana during traffic stop

An Idaho State Police trooper netted more than 100 lbs. of marijuana during a traffic stop Friday afternoon along Interstate 90.

Around 1:30 p.m. the trooper pulled over a driver for speeding near milepost 46. Suspicious that the man was attempting to smuggle drugs across the state, the trooper received written permission to search the vehicle.

While searching the vehicle the trooper found several duffel bags filled with marijuana.

In all, 120.75 lbs. of marijuana, with a street value of $386,000, was seized.

The driver, who the ISP has not named, was arrested on a charge of trafficking marijuana.