Pickup Truck Pot Bust In Wanship

Apr 16, 2018

UHP troopers discovered 356 pounds of marijuana in the bed of a pickup truck on I 80
Credit Utah Department of Public Safety

Utah Highway Patrol troopers seized almost $900,000 in pot on Interstate Highway 80 Monday morning. According to a press release from the Utah Department of Public Safety, around 7:30 a.m. a trooper stopped a pickup truck for an improper lane change at milepost 158, between the Wanship and Coalville. In talking to the driver, the trooper found out the pickup truck was a rental and was traveling with four other personally owned cars. A drug-sniffing dog indicated there were drugs in the pickup truck. The trooper discovered 356 pounds of marijuana.  Agents from the State Bureau of Investigation agents say the marijuana originated from northern California and was headed to Minnesota.