Traffic stop in Council Bluffs nets 226-pounds of Pot

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October 27th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Sheriff’s officials in Pottawattamie County say a traffic stop late Wednesday morning on Interstate 80 in Council Bluffs, resulted in 226-pounds of Marijuana being seized from the vehicle, and the driver placed under arrest.

Authorities say Deputy Brian Miller pulled over a pickup truck with out-of-state license plates on I-80 eastbound, at the 9-mile marker, or at about the Highway 6 interchange. The traffic stop took place at around 11:24-a.m. A search of the vehicle resulted in the discovery of controlled substance. The lone male occupant of the vehicle was arrested.

No other details are being released about the suspect or the drug bust, at this time.