A Saline County Sheriff’s Deputy seized 9.7 pounds of marijuana and 32 grams of methamphetamines during a traffic stop on Interstate-70 yesterday.
Shortly after 5 p.m., a deputy stopped a rented 2017 Ford Fiesta near milepost 248. The vehicle was heading eastbound and the driver was not wearing a seatbelt, according to Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan.
During the traffic stop, the deputy reported smelling the strong odor of marijuana. Deputies searched the vehicle finding several bags of marijuana and marijuana wax. They also found a bag of methamphetamines.
Arrested were 22-year-old Hailey Patterson and 38-year-old Dustin Teeter, both of Oronogo, Mo.
According to the Saline County Jail booking report, Teeter is facing additional charges for driving without a valid license.