Rental Truck Holds 2,300 Pounds of Marijuana

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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.