Crimetracker: Traffic stop nets 3 lbs. of marijuana

HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office along with Third Judicial District Drug Task Force have arrested two people and seized three pounds of marijuana after a traffic stop on Saturday.

Officers spotted a Dodge Caravan crossing the fog line on Highway 66 South and pulled over the the vehicle.

A pillowcase was recovered from behind the driver's seat, which contained a trash bag. Inside the trash bag, officers recovered three "bricks" of marijuana, weighing about a pound each.

Dusten Daniel Hurd, 23, and Macario Soles, 27, were both arrested and more than $1,800 was also seized from the car.

Both face drug charges.


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