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Men charged after large quantity of marijuana found in tractor-trailer

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Men charged after large quantity of marijuana found in tractor-trailer
Two men are facing drug-related charges after more than 100 pounds of marijuana was found in the tractor-trailer they were driving along Interstate 64.

PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. — Two men are facing drug-related charges after more than 100 pounds of marijuana was found in the tractor-trailer they were driving along Interstate 64.

WCHS reports that Bryan Larios Ramos, 21, and Reynier Garcia Vazquez, 33, were stopped after the tractor-trailer they were in failed to stop at a Public Service Commission road check at the weigh station near Teays Valley, West Virginia, on Tuesday, May 17.

After smelling the odor of marijuana coming from the truck’s cab and a positive indication from a Hurricane Police Department K-9, officials searched the cargo area, where they reportedly found three cardboard boxes containing 88 vacuum-sealed bags of marijuana weighing more than 100 pounds.

The two men were charged with possession with intent to deliver, transporting drugs into the state and conspiracy. The investigation is ongoing.

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