Rental Truck Holds 2,300 Pounds of Marijuana

By: 10/11 News
By: 10/11 News

An Arizona man is in jail after troopers found more than 2,300 lbs of marijuana in the back of the rental truck he was driving.

Just before 10 a.m. Sunday, a trooper stopped an eastbound 2012 rental truck for failure to signal near the Bradshaw Interchange on I-80. According to NSP, the trooper was given consent to search the vehicle. A search of the truck led to the seizure of 101 bundles of marijuana weighing 2,395.5 pounds.

The driver of the vehicle, 56-year-old James Valimont of Glendale, Arizona, was lodged in the York County Jail on a charge of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.

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