Illinois State Police arrest two subjects on Interstate 80 with 250 pounds of marijuana

Illinois State Police arrest two subjects on Interstate 80 with 250 pounds of marijuana

On January 15, 2012 an Illinois State Trooper conducted a trafic stop on Eastbound Interstate 80.  The trooper's routine traffic stop of the Honda Accord led to a large marijuana seizure of 250 pounds.  The driver was identified as 23 year old Pedro Herrera of Calumet City, IL.  The passenger was identified as 50 year old Manuel Orona. 

Both subjects in the vehicle were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.  Law enforcement officials estimated that the marijuana was worth approximately $300,000.

Manuel Orona arrested in Illinois  Pedro Herrera arrest photo

250 pounds of marijuana seized by Illinois State Police Trooper on Interstate 80

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