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Two Men Arrested After Police Find 25 Pounds Of Marijuana
Updated March 24, 2016 6:28 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(PUTNAM CO.) - Police arrest two Virginia men after finding more than 25 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle.

Tuesday at 11:44 a.m., Indiana State Police Trooper Yan Dravigne stopped a 2015 Nissan for following too close on Interstate 70 eastbound near the 36 mile marker.

During conversation with the driver, Trooper Dravigne noticed several indicators of possible criminal activity.

Dravigne then summoned assistance from Putnam County Sheriff's K-9 Handler Captain Dwight Simmons and his K-9 Bo.

Bo alerted to the presence of illegal drugs in the vehicle.

Police found approximately 25 pounds of high grade marijuana in duffle bags in the trunk.

The occupants were reportedly traveling from Colorado to Virginia. The pair were arrested and incarcerated in the Putnam County Jail.

Police arrested 22-year-old Kenny Pereyra of Manassas, Virginia and 26-year-old Anthony Bourdie of Fairfax, Virginia on felony charges of dealing marijuana over 10 pounds and possession of marijuana over 10 pounds.



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