Arizona man arrested with 240 lbs of marijuana

On Thursday, June 28, 2007, an eastbound 1996 Freightliner was stopped for a compliance check on Interstate 44, at Missouri Highway 125, in Greene County. Due to suspicious circumstances discovered during the traffic stop, the trooper and commercial vehicle officer asked for, and received consent to search the tractor trailer. An external canine sniff was conducted which resulted in a positive hit. A physical search of the trailer revealed approximately 240 pounds of marijuana.

The driver, Damon L. Brown, of Phoenix, Arizona was arrested on trafficking in drugs-first degree. Brown was released on his own recognizance.

Source: Missouri State Highway Patrol

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